Hazel Borys

Hazel Borys is principal and managing director of Placemakers, a planning, coding, marketing, and implementation firm.

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An overview of CNU 24 in Detroit

You know how the sweet spot for blogs is 500 words? Well, this isn’t one of those. It’s the geek’s guide to the 24th Congress for the New Urbanism in Detroit. Feeling grateful for the food for thought, and wanting to keep the ideas fresh. This blog...
HAZEL BORYSJUL. 1, 2016
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Finding Tucson's lovable places

Whenever we are writing character-based zoning, one of the first things we do is a regional tour to analyze the DNA of the most loved places. Places cannot be resilient unless they can be loved.
HAZEL BORYSNOV. 29, 2016
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65 reasons why urbanism works

Studies that quantify how urban places affect human, economic, and environmental wellness are essential to building the political will for change.
HAZEL BORYSNOV. 21, 2017