Hidden Stuff
Tuesday
Jul152014

Civic Center Drive Crossing

Guerrilla gardening. Pavement-to-parks. Open streets. These are all urban interventions of a sort: quick, sometimes temporary, cheap projects that aim to make a small part of a city more safe, lively, or enjoyable. These types of projects have grown in popularity in recent years, and are being referred to as tactical urbanism (tactics used to improve the urban environment).

Tuesday
Jul012014

The L.A. Ecovillage

Strong Towns contributor Johnny Sanphillippo films stories about urbanism, adaptation, and resilience for granolashotgun.com. His videos are edited by Kirsten Dirksen of Faircompanies.com.

Tuesday
Jun242014

Converted garage becomes income

Strong Towns contributor Johnny Sanphillippo films stories about urbanism, adaptation, and resilience for granolashotgun.com. His videos are edited by Kirsten Dirksen of Faircompanies.com.

Tuesday
May132014

Episode 59: Under a Shady Tree

In the hot sun of San Antonio, some street trees make all the difference. This SID.tv video includes John Simmerman of Active Towns.

Tuesday
Jan282014

Episode 58: Breaking Rules

Oxford, Mississippi, has a gorgeous downtown square that includes -- amazingly -- a drive through bank teller. Sometimes breaking the rules is okay.