Durable Growth

Street observations from La Jolla and San Diego

Downtown San Diego

I recently spent a couple of days in San Diego County.  The reason for my visit wasn’t urbanism, although I’d like to return with more time to look around, especially in downtown San Diego.   There were many interesting urban settings in which I’d like to wander about.  And they have streetcars!


Durable Growth

A shipping container pop-up in Petaluma?

Peanut butter and strawberry preserves waffle

Pop-up retail businesses in urban settings and shipping containers for urban space are two growing trends.

Both, especially in combination, offer interesting possibilities for the North Bay.

Shipping containers are being increasingly used for retail and residential space. Atlantic Cities writes about some of the applications. In appropriate […]