The following text and images comprise the East Village Draft Focus Plan released on July 30, 2016, including subsequent minor[Read More…]
The greatest challenge for anyone involved in planning for public use facilities and areas is in the factoring for the[Read More…]
Dear Chairman Merrifield and Commissioners: On behalf of the San Diego Environment + Design Council, we are submitting the following[Read More…]
Governor Jerry Brown’s “Streamlining Affordable Housing Approvals” proposal will have far-reaching consequences on urban planning in cities and counties across[Read More…]
Our failure to cultivate the value and quality of our public spaces and public life is found in the fact when people want to be heard, seen, and get their message out to as many people as possible, they now gather on freeway bridge overpasses… for its on the freeways where everyone else can be found today, and not on our public street corners and squares.
After months of discussion and several revisions, the Downtown Mobility Plan goes to the San Diego City Council on June[Read More…]
What happens when the tech star millennial gives up on tinder and falls in love and chooses to have a family? Can they build off of their success and keep their ‘experience driven’ lifestyle in the heart of the city or do they now need to move to, at best, the ‘uburbs’ or at worst, the suburbs?
At first glance, the recent East Village Convadium proposal has many appealing qualities: it is an attractive, modern complex with[Read More…]
Downtown San Diego’s Horton Plaza Park expansion opened last week . . . more or less. Construction is not quite[Read More…]