Join us on Thursday, April 26 at 5:30 pm for a happy hour at Jimmy Figs (160 N Franklin St.) This kicks off CNU Illinois’ happy hour season, where we’ll be meeting on the fourth Thursday of every month for drinks and conversation. RSVP and learn who else is coming via Facebook.
Thursday, April 26
160 N Franklin St
The results of Seattle's referendum on the Alaskan Way Viaduct are in and it doesn't look good for urbanism, transit, or Seattle's taxpayers.
Recent events in Japan have added yet another twist to the ongoing saga of Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct. Before the earthquake and resulting tsunami, the Mayor and City Council duked it out over whether or not the City of Seattle would commit to replacing the damaged Alaskan Way Viaduct with a deep bore tunnel along the waterfront.
Seattle's Publicola, in anticipation of an upcoming panel discussion on the War on Cars, invited two of their panelists to guest editorials. David Roberts, from Grist, wrote The War on the Carless.
December 17, 2010
The New Haven Register is reporting that Phase 1 of the Downtown Crossing -- which will begin to remove Route 34 from downtown -- has been awarded a $16 million dollar Tiger II grant.
The City of New Orleans is grappling with what to do with Charity Hospital. The proposed LSU/VA medical complex would permanently abandon Charity Hospital, leaving one of the most beautiful buildings in the city to sit blighted with no plans for reuse.
The five final designs were released last week for the Framing a Modern Masterpiece international design competition, sponsored by The City+The Arch+The River 2015.
Check out Dominic Holden's assessment of the Seattle City Council actions to allow the State to replace Alaskan Way Viaduct with a deep-bore tunnel in the Stranger's What Could Possibly Go Wrong, July 7, 2010.