What can the rest of Indiana learn from Columbus? From an article in the Star Press of Muncie: The American Institute of Architects ranks Columbus as the sixth city in the nation for architectural innovation and design? (The ones listed 1-5 are: Chicago, New York, Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.) and this: What every […]
The mayor of Bloomington is proposing a ban on chain stores in downtown. Can such a ban save a downtown?
Starting today, The Good City is a part of The Streetsblog Network, which is The national blog network for sustainable transport, smart growth and livable streets. Articles from this blog are now being fed into a national blog network, along with perhaps hundreds of other local blogs around the country. I’m thankful for the potential […]
“Fort Wayne residents have once again expressed support for thoughtful design in downtown Fort Wayne through the downtown design survey earlier this fall. An internal team and an advisory group will use the survey’s information as they create a Downtown Design Manual by early next year.”
An excerpt from the 1958 Disneyland TV Show episode entitled Magic Highway USA. In this last part of the show, an exploration into possible future Transportation technologies is made.
Theodore Dalrymple dissects some of the destructive tendencies of the modern architect Le Corbusier: Le Corbusier was to architecture what Pol Pot was to social reform. In one sense, he had less excuse for his activities than Pol Pot: for unlike the Cambodian, he possessed great talent, even genius. Unfortunately, he turned his gifts to […]