Many readers have likely had experiences similar to mine when it comes to sharing new concepts. I’ll think through a thorny problem, find an alternative perspective to the conundrum, and use that perspective to find an unexpected solution. But when I first share the idea, perhaps in a meeting where other’s thoughts […]
Klamath Falls residential building
With this post, I’ll conclude my urbanist observations from a recent trip to the Pacific Northwest. The previous post in the series is here.
During my drive from the North Bay to the Northwest, I took several breaks. And as I often do when traveling, I wandered around downtowns, camera […]
Orenco Station residential over retail
In recent posts, the last of which is here, I’ve been describing a recent trip to the Pacific Northwest, a region where I lived for 18 years during the last century. The trip allowed me to observe how urbanism has progressed in the region.
In this post, I’ll look […]
Old Mill District with historical smokestacks
I recently traveled to the Pacific Northwest where I once lived for eighteen years. The trip allowed me to observe how urbanism has advanced, or failed to advance, in several communities that I knew well once upon a time. I’m distilling my insights into a series of “observations”, […]
In my last post, I began to list urbanist observations from a recent trip to the Pacific Northwest. After spending a large chunk of my life in the Northwest, I found it insightful to return years later and to look at familiar places with different acuity.
My first two observations were about Highway 97 […]