John Nolen

Are today's city planners fulfilling the promise of John Nolen? Howard Blackson explores a profession losing its influence, and ponders how to get it back.
Apr 9, 2013   PlaceShakers
We solve problems with over-engineered, anti-urban infrastructure schemes even though we have no plan for funding their future maintenance obligations. Howard Blackson uses San Diego as an example, and offers up some pedestrian-oriented solutions.
Feb 19, 2013   PlaceShakers
Howard Blackson walks through the planning layers of San Diego for a history lesson as well as a look to the Next Urbanism.
Nov 11, 2012   PlaceShakers