Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Monday, May 22, 2023

Decades worth of soot removed from Pittsburgh bridge pylons as part of $34.4 million project

Story from WPXI-TV.

Speaking of May being National Historic Preservation Month.  Transportation agencies aren't set up to manage transportation infrastructure in terms of its importance to urban design and placemaking and history and interpretation.

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