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BTMFBA: maintaining arts spaces in the face of rising real estate values | Seattle, New York City

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The Times article is more photo essay, but like the Equinox Studios article, has some kernels of wisdom on how properties have been able to remain comparatively low rent. Artists can and will work anywhere and, like their work itself, they’re limited only by the extent of their imaginations — and their finances. Mycella Collective.

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21 years later H Street NE commercial district is still dirty

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

Perceptions of public safety are shaped by cleanliness, the presence of graffiti, etc. -- " Updating the post The "soft side" of commercial district revitalization ," 2006/2016 Decades ago, DC used to pay people to clean the streets of commercial districts, but that program ended when the city was in bankruptcy. This article is interesting.

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RWJF-NRPA Award for Health Equity Celebrates Seven Years of Success — January Bonus Episode

Open Space Radio: Parks and Recreation Trends

The January issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, and on today’s bonus episode, I’m thrilled to welcome Maureen Neumann, NRPA’s Senior Health Program Manager, to discuss her feature article, “ Celebrating Seven Years of Advancing Health Equity.”

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Vision Zero initiatives on the decline: Cache County Utah shows another way

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

For example, in a blog entry in 2016, I suggested that such information be provided at the Council District scale and that ward-focused committees address traffic safety and sustainable mobility in concerted ways.

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H Street NE nightlife district, failing?

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

The Washington Post has an article, " H Street was once a symbol of D.C.’s That being said, a Reddit entry in response to the article makes some excellent points that I wouldn't necessarily have come up with, not being there any more. You can never stop (" MAIN STREET NICHES IN A MASS SALES WORLD ," Neil Peirce, 2004).

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Washington Cherry Blossom Festival and event transit

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. -- " Should transit on Inauguration Day be free? ," 2013/2016 Note that DC will be launching free surface transit later this summer (" Free ride: DC unveils bold plan to boost public transit ," Associated Press), something I'll get around to writing about (" Is making surface transit free the best transit investment DC can make? ," 2016).

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Revisiting Pittsburgh and Allegheny County as an opportunity for city-county consolidation: The "RiversCity" proposal

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can do to start working better together as a region (Baltimore Business Journal op-ed ," 2016), and I support efforts to do this for St. According to the article, 39 communities make up "Rivers City," ranging in population from 232 to 23,000. Later I suggested this for Baltimore City and County (" Opinion: What Baltimore and D.C.

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