Civic

Civic buildings and spaces

Honoring Ike — and adding appropriately to the nation’s capital

A Beaux-Arts-oriented group is trying to overturn a planned memorial by Frank Gehry and propose a design more consistent with Washington’s L’Enfant plan.

Character types

Character types

Click for more detail. Courtesy of Howard Blackson

Four corners

Four corners

By Leon Krier

New Urban Piazza

New Urban Piazza

By Leon Krier

We don't need no transportation

Door-to-door transportation for K-12 students may seem to be a compassionate policy, but the mandate ultimately takes money from classrooms to subsidize inefficient development patterns.

Development around farmer's market

Development around farmer's market

A farmer's market pavilion is expected to be the centerpiece of new development downtown. Courtesy of City of Overland Park.

Maryland state building

Maryland state building

Department of Housing and Community Development headquarters. Source: The Daily Record

Freeman Plaza

Freeman Plaza

Courtesy of the Regional Plan Association

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