Oakland 2100 – The Game

By Sarah Allen, AICP. This “game” offers a serious way to engage in identifying community desires and values related to design and urban planning, with a big side benefit of understanding some of the challenges that developers, residents, and the city face on a daily basis.

Here are the Northern News survey results

By Naphtali H. Knox, FAICP. The survey was emailed on January 14 and remained open for seven days. Just under half of the respondents work for public agencies; 35.8 percent work for private firms or are self-employed; 93.9 percent had read Northern News in 2019; and 86.4 percent are APA members.

In memoriam: Pioneering equity planner Norman Krumholz, FAICP

By Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer, December 21, 2019. Norman Krumholz was part of a generation of urban thinkers who reacted against federally-funded Urban Renewal projects that displaced low income and minority residents. He was a widely known advocate for equity planning, holding that planners should work to improve life for the city’s poorest residents rather than serve powerful interests in big development projects. He was the coauthor of several books, including “Making Equity Planning Work,” 1990.

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