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Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 12:01 am

A lot of people are not happy where they live

To borrow a phrase, all happy cities are alike; each unhappy city is unhappy in its own way. To learn a bit about what those unhappy ways are, three economists at Harvard and the University of British...
Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:01 am

How to turn the Y block into a “why not?” block

 “Give it back to the Indians,” I thought when I read the State Journal-Register’s call for ideas about what to do with the YWCA block downtown. “Give it back to nature. Give it to anyone...
Monday, April 8, 2013 01:46 pm
I suppose we shouldn’t be surprised that a company that runs stores called Country Markets built a new one in the middle of Springfield that sits on the street like a roadside vegetable stand. In March, Steve Patterson, a St. Louis architect who blogged about the project at UrbanDesignSTL, criticized the indifference the new store shows to pedestrian shoppers. I heartily endorse Patterson’s g...
Thursday, May 10, 2012 11:38 am

Building real urbanism in the medical district

“Everyone wanted it to have an ‘urban’ type feel,” said one focus group participant to the State Journal-Register about the new supermarket that Niemann Foods Inc. plans to bui...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 07:45 pm

Jacqueline Jackson presents

Untitled Document insectpoem #3it’s come and gone national punc tuation day at the start of this ass ignment I decided to dispense with all that bother also to a...

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