Exploring White Oak Conservation

April 30, 2018 | Ennis Davis

Located on the banks of the St. Marys River in Nassau County, White Oak Conservation is an internationally known premiere wildlife conservation facility 30 miles north of Jacksonville. The facility,...

Rehabilitating Suburbia: Maitland

February 25, 2018 | Ennis Davis

It's one thing to talk about turning a suburban area into a walkable district. It's another thing to see the transformation actually happening. Here's a look at what's currently taking...

Exploring Central Florida: Winter Garden

December 28, 2017 | Ennis Davis

Central Florida is internationally known for Mickey Mouse and its grand assortment of theme parks. However, if you're willing to travel off the beaten path and explore, you'll discover the...

5 Disastrous Urban Renewal Failures

October 19, 2017 | Ennis Davis

While urban renewal was primarily a mid-20th century phenomenon that decimated the cores of America's cities, here's a few disastrous failures that have occurred over the last 30 years.

Coastal Carolina: Our Irma Retreat

October 2, 2017 | Ennis Davis

Hurricane Irma resulted in millions of Floridians fleeing the state. Here's a look into a trip to South Carolina's low country by Melissa Hege, AICP of South Florida-based Melissa Hege...

Five ways to make a suburb more walkable

September 27, 2017 | Ennis Davis

Rob Steuteville, Editor-in-Chief of the Build a Better Burb, highlights the striking transformation of South Miami into a vibrant pedestrian friendly district, while identifying five revitalization concepts that may be...

Atlanta Creates A Better Zoning Sign

September 6, 2017 | Mike Field

Seeking to create more clarity and public engagement on planning and zoning matters, the Atlanta Department of City Planning teamed up with the branding firm Matchstic to redesign the often...

Walkable Florida: Winter Park

September 5, 2017 | Ennis Davis

Central Florida isn't nationally known for being walkable and multimodal friendly. However, that doesn't mean that vibrant pockets of walkability don't exist. Just one commuter rail stop north of Downtown...

Before and After: Clay County Suburbia

August 20, 2017 | Ennis Davis

When I-295 opened in 1970, Clay County was home to 32,059 residents. Today, an estimated 208,311 reside in the rapidly growing county just outside of Jacksonville. Here's a visual before...

How to Get By-Right Zoning Right

March 23, 2017 | Mike Field

By-Right Zoning seen as a critical strategy to help solve the affordable housing crisis, offering a streamlined approval process for developers. However, By-Right Zoning also acts as a better way...

The (Place) Doctor Will See You Now

February 9, 2017 | Mike Field

How a small town in Oregon used a data-driven, analytical approach towards putting policies in place to increase their economic and environmental resiliency.

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