planning

From his grave, ten minutes by subway from CNU XV, Walt Whitman challenges New Urbanists

From his Grave in Camden, New Jersey, Walt Whitman's Challenge to XV New Urbanists. Talk a 1/2 mile picture walk from the Hi Speed Rail Rand Transportation Center, to the waterfront. In this aprox. 15 minute walk, passing Walt Whitman's House, a National Landmark, you will see New Urbanism's greates... read more »

From Camden, U.S.A."s Poorest City: a blow Friday night to the Campbell Soup Co.'s plan, a $72 million expanded world HQ

The city historic preservation commission dealt a blow Friday night to the Campbell Soup Co.'s plans to build a $72 million expanded world headquarters and office park here. Saturday, May 5, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER ... read more »

CAMDEN NJ The stakes will be high tonight as preservationists fight to save the Sears building at 1300 Admiral Wilson Blvd.

Friday, May 4, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN The stakes will be high tonight as preservationists fight to save the old Sears building at 1300 Admiral Wilson Blvd.At risk is Campbell's plan to build a $72 million world headquarters, along with 1,700 local jobs and more than $1.3 mil... read more »

Camden, NJ: A chaotic historic preservation meeting; Campbell Soup Co. may leave city.

Saturday, April 28, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN A chaotic city historic preservation commission meeting ended early Friday morning without a decision on Campbell Soup Co.'s request to tear down the Sears Building on Admiral Wilson Boulevard to make way for a $72 million world hea... read more »

Farther, faster? Not anymore

Progress in transportation is stalling as technology lags and suburban sprawl ties things up. By Paul Nussbaum Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer After centuries of ever-faster travel, the triumph of technology over time seems to have stalled. The expectation that each generation will be not only b... read more »

S.O.S. ! Camden, New Jersey about to make mistake.

Just when you think everything is going swell! Thursday, April 19, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN After working for years to make a beautiful old bank building the heart of a reborn downtown business district, the city has changed course and is proposing to put 40 units of low-in... read more »

Developer Dranoff: Camden NJ waterfront has reached a "tipping point."

By Troy Graham Inquirer Staff Writer Mon, Apr. 16, 2007 For Dranoff, the developer of Philadelphia's Symphony House, Venice Lofts and the Left Bank, there's nothing left to prove. The toehold of development that once was the Camden waterfront has reached a "tipping point," he said. ... read more »

She has a city to build on L.A.'s chief planner blends a can-do attitude with a vision of 'great streets' and social justice.

By Steve Hymon, Times Staff Writer April 14, 2007 http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-goldberg14apr14,0,960072.story?c... ... read more »

2030 Planning Challenge

I attended a speech last night by Edward Mazria, who's generated a whole lot of buzz within the architecture community with his 2030 Challenge: http://www.architecture2030.org/ ... read more »

Florida Regional Planning

During the Florida CNU, a lengthy discussion was started on the issues that we face with regional planning in Florida. The regional planning process in Florida is very complicated, and many times the vision is never developed beyond policy. Regional Planning Councils around the State are working har... read more »