Will it ever stop snowing? Will we be able to get to work in the morning? If not, here’s some news and info from the last week or so you can read instead:
If you’re the owner of a historic home, the City puts on seminars to give you helpful info on maintenance and preserving it.
Here’s a comprehensive list of all the names suggested for the LRT lines. Of course they’re terrible, they’re publicly submitted!
Gigcity has some thoughts on the decline of some malls and why it happens, specifically, Capilano.
Mack Male wrote an article about public-private partnerships (P3s), which is the planned method of building the SE LRT. The Feds just kicked in $250m for that project.
Christy Morin, one of the champions of the ongoing revitalization of Alberta Avenue, was honoured as a Global Woman of Vision. Very well deserved.
You know the downtown arena’s not a sure thing because the Journal’s David Staples is banging that drum again.
Here’s an article from the US on how zoning that restricts development in core neighbourhoods to single-family homes encourages spawl. Good thing that city council recently passed some zoning changes making infill a little easier in Edmonton. There’s still work to do though.
Boyle Renaissance Phase I is now open.
The Atlantic has some thoughts on whether or not park-and-ride is a good thing.
A cautionary tale from Omaha on how entertainment districts may not be all that great.
Tweet of the Week
my heart goes out to the hundreds hurt in leduc
— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) March 21, 2013
Yup, no beating that.
@mkyeg“It will stand as a memorial to the architect.” OOPS.
— Andy Grabia (@agrabia) March 19, 2013
We have never been the greatest at preserving our heritage, have we?