Monthly Archives: July 2013

Gentrification and the Atlanta BeltLine: A Working Group to Combat Displacement

All of those blog posts are bleeding into the real world. As the title would indicate, we are forming a working group to combat gentrification. The first meeting will be Saturday, July 27th at Selena S. Butler Park. More details … Continue reading

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On Trayvon Martin

I attended a rally for Trayvon Martin earlier today. I prepared a few remarks in case I had the chance to speak. I didn’t, which was fine, as there were many others with their own worthy things to say. But … Continue reading

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Built Environments #14: A Tale of Two Meetings

I went to two community meetings in one weekend and I thought a regular summary wouldn’t be very interesting. So, I drew a comic that reviews some things that I heard, learned, or felt at the meetings. I won’t ask … Continue reading

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Built Environments #13: Sidewalks and Playscapes- New and Old Sidewalks

Sidewalks aren’t very exciting. They’re something that it’s easy to be indifferent about. But sidewalks can really say lot about a neighborhood. The Old Fourth Ward has a lot of foot traffic. In some places it easy to get around, … Continue reading

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Built Environments #12: Sidewalks and Playscapes- Playgrounds and Parks in the Old Fourth Ward

The Old Fourth Ward has a good amount of space for people to engage in play or exercise or just relax outside. The spaces are used in many different ways either by design or lack thereof. This is a look … Continue reading

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