As an attorney and consultant for over twenty five years in government and business regulation, I currently focus on community development and urban design issues – through organizations at the national, regional and local levels. It is my sincere belief that quality design, particularly as it relates to community planning, can improve quality of life … Read More
“Rather, I have found advocacy to be a practice of listening and connection. Instead of anger…a deep space of hope.” — Anna Vogt, Center for Public Dialogue 2020
Landscaping impacts suburban Downtown projects – and size really does matter.
Creating beautiful communities takes collaboration – even for artists and experts..
“Thus in all these ways we will transmit this City … greater and more beautiful than when it was transmitted to us.” —The Athenian Oath
“Sign after sign, after sign… And, thus between them, with impunity, They loused up the whole community.” — Dr. Seuss
“To create enduring beauty requires intense collaboration between people who share the purpose of creating something truly unique.” —Alan Moore, “Do/Design”
“…assure that new development projects contribute to the character of the community — and create great places of lasting value where people want to live work and shop.” — Municipal Design Review Network (MDRN) publication