Jane Jacobs

By |2018-03-12T04:57:45-04:00March 10th, 2018|People|

Jane Jacobs: a legendary advocate for sensible urban planning.  Her writing and activism turned the tide in favor of historic preservation, diverse, walkable neighborhoods, and contextually sensitive policy.  In midcentury America, it was fashionable for planners to raze entire districts and drag residents into […]

Eliel Saarinen

By |2018-03-12T04:58:18-04:00November 19th, 2017|People|

Eliel Saarinen: Finland’s turn-of-the-century master architect, known for his imaginative interpretation of Classicism and national romanticism.  He designed great works from the domestic to civic scale, including urban planning.

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