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Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Narrative: If These Spaces Could Talk
When we speak of place, it’s easy to imagine and discuss the physical structures we inhabit - the parks, streets, and buildings we encounter every day. But while these physical manifestations of place are integral to the notion of placemaking,...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Public Health: Why Parks Matter
Historically, the term health often referred to simply the presence or absence of disease. Today, it is commonly recognized that health encompasses not only physical components, but social, economic, and environmental ones as well. Urban communities often face higher health...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Walk into almost any corner store and you'll find the cost of a bottle of soda is likely less than a bottle of water. It's a strange conundrum that speaks to the economic conditions that create challenges for so many...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Architecture: Balancing Form and Function
If streets are the medium that connect us to place, it can be argued that the physical structures that comprise our neighborhoods– homes, libraries, office buildings, stores and restaurants, and theatres – provide the anchor. However, there is often an...
Tuesday, June 05, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Streets: Achieving Connection Not Competition
Throughout history, streets have served as a point of connection. From people to horses, carriages to street cars, public transit to automobiles, streets provide the main medium for travel, connecting us to work, home, and the people and places we...
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