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John de Graaf: A California City That’s Taking Beauty Seriously

Vallejo is working on conserving open space and beautifying the city as part of a national campaign to unite Americans. Vallejo has been hit hard by poverty, unemployment, and drug … Continue reading

August 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: How bad architecture has ruined American life

In James Howard Kunstler’s view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the physical manifestation of the common good. Instead, he argues, what we have in America … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 5 Comments

Video: The Power and Potential of Parks

Public spaces have the power to shape how we feel about our community. Amalie Wright is passionate about rethinking the way that we use parks and understanding that using them … Continue reading

September 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

No Safe Place: How Cities Are Making It Illegal to be Homeless

Tonight, thousands of homeless people in the United States will face the possibility of arrest because they do not have a safe place to sleep. Thousands more could be arraigned … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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