Some brownfields are ripe for producing renewable energy.
By Linda McIntyre
Redeveloping brownfield sites can take a lot of time and money. But sometimes contaminated land can be put to good use during, or even before, the cleanup is finished. Continue reading Juice from Junk Sites→
Disability watchdogs have decided that brick sidewalks are nothing but trouble.
By Elizabeth S. Padjen
Brick, beans, and cod—you know we’re talking about Boston. But nobody bakes beans anymore, and the feds have clamped down on cod fishing. Now, even brick is under siege. In the country’s most famous walking city, the dominance of the venerable paving material has been challenged by the decidedly more pedestrian concrete and asphalt. Continue reading The Trouble with Brick→
The Port of Los Angeles wanted to move further inland. The neighbors said: We have a better idea.
By Jennifer Zell, ASLA
On the southern edge of the city of Wilmington, California, just before the Port of Los Angeles begins, lies the newly constructed Wilmington Waterfront Park. It will be remembered for some time, maybe this lifetime, maybe longer, as a place of contention. Continue reading Reparations Becomes a Park→
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