Paris, one of the most iconic cities in the world, is currently undergoing enormous scrutiny from prominent architects the world wide, who were charged one year ago by French president Nicolas Sarkozy to come up with a new blueprint for Paris.¬† The results, detailed in an excellent article in the New York Times Magazine, are [...]
The Sustainability Institute’s Atlantic Green Conference starts TOMORROW, June 19, and while tickets to the conference are sold out, you can still get in on some of their tours – including the Green Residential Tour, featuring Mixson, Hunley Waters, and Oak Terrace Preserve.¬† The tour runs on Saturday, June 20 from 12-2 and tickets for [...]
You and I know that Park Circle is a vibrant, engaging place to live, but Men’s Journal has picked up on it too!¬† The most recent edition of the magazine cites Park Circle as an under-the-radar enclave whose recent development boom has mercifully “left its liberalism intact.”¬† They also mention that Park Circle is full [...]
Incredible.¬† People are sitting, hanging out, walking freely, and in general basking in the cultural spotlight that is Times Square, Manhattan.¬† The space went car free around 12:30pm on May 24, and so far it seems to be a huge hit.¬† Head on over to our friends at Streetsblog NY for a whole bunch of [...]
It was a busy Saturday, April 18 for Mixson.¬† The morning began with the Green Village Tour finishing at Mixson.¬† The Green Village Tour is in it’s third year and is produced by the Sustainability Institute. This annual community-oriented event winds through the streets of North Charleston, featuring the sustainable development projects of the past, [...]
In our never ending efforts to keep organized, we recently stumbled across this BBC radio interview of Vince at Newpoint ‚Äď the first traditional walking neighborhood Vince was involved in building near Beaufort.¬† Vince thinks the interview dates from 1996 or 1997.¬† ¬† Listen to or download the MP3 file of the interview here.
I was happily shocked when I saw the NY Times article today proclaiming that after undergoing a narrowing from four lanes to two last summer, Broadway will soon be further transformed into a “planter-lined oasis for pedestrians, bicyclists, and picknickers.”¬† Last Thursday Mayor Bloomberg revealed the plans, which will¬†bar vehicles completely from 47th to 42nd [...]
Ever thought about ride sharing, taking the bus, or bicycling to work?¬† Get all the info you need on Carolina Commuter, a great website devoted to making alternative commuting easy.¬†¬†They’ve even got an automated ¬†ride share ¬†matching program, which you can access by setting up a profile (you have to be¬†a registered member for this, [...]