THE END OF THE SEGREGATED CENTURY: Racial... →
This is a great report by Edward Glaeser who wrote Triumph of the City, and Jacob Vigdor who wrote a book called From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In. In the report they assess the state of segregation today and provide some very interesting data on where people live and who they are. I suggest you give this a read.
Minneapolis: City owned vacant lots available for... →
Hey Minneapolitans! Want to start a Community Garden? Here is your chance. “With seed catalogues arriving in the mail and flower and garden shows around the corner, now is a good time to look into establishing a community garden. The City of Minneapolis has 10 vacant lots available for qualifying groups to lease for community gardens. These City-owned lots were selected because they...
Eye Sores and Eye Candy: The Impact of Zoning on... →
This month, New York City community boards will hold hearings on new zoning rules that would make it easier for developers and homeowners to make buildings more energy efficient. The proposed changes are the latest of many recent amendments to zoning regulations that impact the way the city looks and functions. As the city considers greening its zoning laws, MetroFocus took a look at the...
See Potential →
This is a great project happening in Chicago. They’ve already met their Kickstarter goal but any additional fund would be much appreciated! On January 5th, we reached our initial $10,000 goal, and have since surpassed it! The additional funding will be used to create more installation sites. We are incredibly excited to get started! See Potential uses documentary photographs to...
As Minnesota's Cities Grow, Townships Fade Away →