MidTown Blog

New Urbanism and Preservation for Profit 2013

Posted on March 29th, 2013

TIME makes urbanism possible. We can’t be constrained by the present; locals are experts at the present, in what’s impossible. The secret is looking past the present, seeing beyond impediments. The planner thinks in the future; vision requires that we not be stuck in the present.  Andres Duany, Congress for New Urbanism, May, 2010 We … Read More »


StoryCorps Founder Visits MidTown

Posted on March 4th, 2013

Thank you, MidTown, Inc., the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries, the Knight Fund, and everyone who joined us Thursday evening to begin Building Common Ground 2013. I had a fantastic day in MidTown Columbus.  It is a surprising and wonderful place, with cultural resources, beautiful homes and parks, great food, diversity and qualities that make an outsider … Read More »