You’re Doing it Wrong

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Blog Article, Project Showcase | No Comments

What makes an expert? This morning I was at the gym taking a swim. I was in a lane next to a kid, maybe 12-13 years old, who was getting coached by a young woman. As a former collegiate water polo player and high school swim coach, I noticed the woman’s coaching methods were not […]

Why Building a City on Rock ‘n’ Roll isn’t a Good Idea

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Blog Article, Project Showcase | One Comment

I have two kids under the age of 4, so with the recent bout of super cold weather, I have been watching more than my fair share of “family movies”. These include the usual Disney hits as well as several films featuring the Muppets that I have now seen dozens of times. This past Sunday, […]

What if Hot gets too Hot?

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in Blog Article, Project Showcase | No Comments

German Brewery Workers & Restaurant Roulette in Cincinnati I spent part of the holidays in the Cincinnati region and visited some of the most rapidly redeveloping urban neighborhoods in the nation, generally north of the city’s traditional Central Business District (CBD), although there are a number of places Downtown experiencing a lot of reinvestment as […]

Plans that went nowhere… Thank God!

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Blog Article, Project Showcase | No Comments

Throughout History plans and planning maps have shined a light on what different people thought was important, inevitable, likely, desired, or essential. From interesting, to funny, to frightening, many of these plans and maps provide insight into a world that could have been, but never came to be. Like many planning professionals, as an urban […]