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Campbell's Soup : 5-1 HSC Council also noted applicants' failure to explore possible uses other than Class A office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TRENTON - June 22, 2007 Preservation New Jersey (PNJ), the statewide, grassroots historic preservation advocacy and education organization, today congratulated the New Jersey Historic Sites Council (HSC) for its vote yesterday to protect ... read more »

Norquist in Toronto: Tear Down the Gardiner

John Norquist promotes a bolder vision for Toronto through a reexamination of their waterfront freeway. 'Tear down the Gardiner' By ROB GRANATSTEIN The man who spearheaded tearing down Milwaukee's elevated waterfront expressway came to Toronto with his wrecking ball this week. ... read more »

NY TIMES, SUNDAY, JUNE 17: We would urge Campbell's to think again before risking its reputation for good citizenship...

NY TIMES,N.Y./Region Campbell Soup Company has been a mainstay in Camden, a southern New Jersey city that has long since fallen on hard times. We would urge Campbell to think again before risking its reputation for good citizenship and to explore other courses of action. One alternative would be to... read more »

Congestion Charge for Downtown Chicago?

For those of us who want to promote public transportation and put more money into public transit I wouldn't have picked this headline but it did make the front page and seems to be sparking a great debate. The Sun Times front headline in huge letters proclaims ... read more »

Citizens Embrace New Urbanist Development in Chico

This editorial from the Chico, CA Enterprise-Record not only offers an endorsement of the recently approved Meriam Park development, it shows why communnity members are supporting it as well. The plan's walkable, dense, mixed-use neighborhoods are a big reason why. ... read more »

Soak up the sameness: They call them "New Urbanism," even though these developments are rarely new or urban.

Monica Yant Kinney | You'll recognize this 'new' place By Monica Yant Kinney June 1, 2007 Inquirer Columnist Inquirer reporter offers something for all of us to think seriously about: NU "sameness" supplanting "placemaking." "I snicker, but I've spent a considerable amount of time and cash at what -... read more »

Camden Announces Destruction of 2nd Downtown Prison, Just Days After Announcing Tear Down of Riverfront State Pen

City Opens Up for Developers With destruction of downtown County Jail, Camden becomes prime real estate. Mickle Blvd. is Gateway to city of Camden and it's waterfront. It is 1.5 miles long, with Campbells Soup announced new World Headquarters to be built at east end, capped by scenic Delaware River ... read more »

Urban Land Interview on Green Urbanism

Urban Land - May 2007 - Feature “‘Try it, you’ll like it’ is better than ‘Do this even though it hurts because it’s good for the planet.’” The Green Quotient Q&A with Hank Dittmar ... read more »

From Beaches to Pine Barrens, a Study Puts Values on New Jersey’s Natural Assets NY Times, Monday, May 21

By PAM BELLUCK, NY TIMES MONDAY, MAY 21,2007 The report, by economists commissioned by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, tries to put a dollar value on the state’s natural resources, from the Jersey Shore to the Kittatinny Mountains, to places like, well, Weehawken. ... read more »