Program Parks to Connect Urban Districts – A Nash Square Showcase

The end of my Raleigh notebooks is near. Here is an idea for Nash Square I kicked around this past spring.   PROBLEM Underutilized park in the middle of a dead zone in downtown Raleigh during First Fridays.   BACKGROUND  Downtown Raleigh is… Continue Reading

The Case Against Major-League Sport Stadiums in Urban Areas

Before leaving Raleigh, a conversation emerged around bringing a major-league sports team to the capitol city. Several people–predominately men–thought a football or basketball stadium near the amphitheater would be THE BEST THING EVER. Let me tell you why it’s not: 1.… Continue Reading