Proposed AC Hotel in Gaslamp Quarter hits minor road bump

AC Hotel Gaslamp San Diego

San Diego’s Downtown Community Planning Committee voted on December 10 to withhold approval of the design of a proposed AC[Read More…]

Event Calendar December 11th -16th, 2014.

Elevator ? at Night

December 11th, 2014, 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM- December, Urban Land Institute Lunch.   December 13th, 2014, 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM- Save Our[Read More…]

San Diego design event calendar November 18th-30th, 2014

Quigley freeway caps - fourteen lanes

Here are some urban design events for the rest of this month: November 18th, 2014 at, 7:30 AM-9:00 AM- Urban[Read More…]

San Diego DCPC – new downtown projects for November 2014

Broadstone Makers Quarter

The San Diego Downtown Community Planning Committee (DCPC-SD) meets again Wednesday November 12, 2014 with a couple of new projects,[Read More…]

October 18th-November 13th 2014, Event Calendar

Sinclair industrial artifact

October 18th- 31st, 2014 , San Diego Architectural Foundation presents, Archtoberfest     October 19th, 2014, 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM,[Read More…]

In Defense of Uncertainty

People-centric planning for Sustainability

Nobody likes uncertainty. Certainly not the developers of a billion dollar mixed-use project that encounters community opposition due to traffic[Read More…]

Parking lot no more at Fifth & J in the Gaslamp Quarter?

5th & J Gaslamp Quarter San Diego - former site of Gran Havana Cafe and Cigars and two historic buildings

An invitation was emailed last week for a ground breaking ceremony to be held on Wednesday Oct. 8, at 10:00[Read More…]

The Value of Planning in the Age of Economics.

Public and private investments.

A city makes many investments, such as infrastructure improvements, life and safety services, and in their employees. To fund such,[Read More…]

Urban Discovery Academy Announces Sale of $10,900,000 in Muni Bonds for Construction of New East Village Campus

Urban Discovery Academy announcement

On Wednesday September 24, 2014, the Urban Discovery Academy announced that it successfully sold $10,900,000 in municipal bonds for construction of its[Read More…]

San Diego Design Event Calendar October 2nd-18th, 2014

San Diego small block street grid

October 2, 2014, 6:30 pm, San Diego Architectural Foundation Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction, San Diego  Air[Read More…]