Durable Growth

Observations of Midwest urbanism

Vista of downtown Des Moines

I recently split a week between Omaha and Des Moines. As much as possible, I observed the current and potential urbanism of both.

Normally, I’d compare and contrast the two cities. However, the nature of the trip precluded that approach. Along with a family member, I was following a […]

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Cornfields not always the best ballparks

Werner Park and adjoining hayfield

I love the movie “Field of Dreams”. Many consider it overly sentimental, but I put it up there with “Bull Durham” as one of my two favorite baseball movies.

Much of the allure of “Field of Dreams” is the setting in an Iowa cornfield. For the movies, baseball in […]