Tag urbanism

Who was Jane Jacobs?

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was an urbanist and activist whose writings championed a fresh, community-based approach to city building. She had no formal training as a planner, and yet her 1961 treatise, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, introduced…

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Women in real estate “building neighborhoods:” panel

Photo: Kim Briesemeister, Avra Jain and Alicia Cervera Lamadrid Discussion at National YoungArts Foundation was hosted by the University of Miami By Francisco Alvarado For Avra Jain, investing in real estate is more than finding the right building. It’s about…

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Rick Hall: Walk This Way

Rick Hall, Hall Planning & Engineering, Inc. – It was 1984 and engineer Rick Hall accepted a project that would change his life and impact communities across the country. The Seaside DRI in Walton County, Florida was the first New…

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