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CNU 23: First impressions

Public art in Dallas

I’ve recently returned from the 23rd annual meeting of the Congress for the New Urbanism. As always, I return wearied by the long days crammed with information and insights, but full of enthusiasm and new ideas that I’m eager to bring to bear on North Bay land-use issues.

My plan […]

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CNU 22: The redemption of Ebenezer Howard

Walkable residential in Buffalo

A couple of posts back, in my effort to educate a commenter about the breadth of urbanist study, I noted that Ebenezer Howard was a difficult person to place in the history of urbanism. Although never a professional planner, Howard nonetheless made significant contributions. But at the same time, he […]