Take a Density Quiz

Take a Density Quiz

…Zack’s complete 50 minute video presentation, “Delightful Density: the case for housing density.” PCJ Editor’s Note: for more on dealing with density concerns, see Beth Humstone‘s PCJ article, “Getting the Density You Want.”  …

Our Contributing Writers

Our Contributing Writers

Use the drop down menu above or the links below to learn about our primary contributing writers — both in the Planning Commissioners Journal and on the PlannersWeb. Michael Chandler — Elaine Cogan — Greg Dale — Laurence Gerckens Beth Humstone — Ed McMahon — Della Rucker — The Segedys — Kennedy … Continued

F is for Farmland

F is for Farmland

Humstone‘s PCJ article, “Building Invisible Walls: Urban Growth Boundaries” (Winter 2011). Purchase of development rights. A public agency (or a non-profit) can purchase a farm parcel’s development rights. This leaves the property privately owned and…

view into Greeley Park in New York City

There’s a Good Story Here!

…BID. Note: See also Beth Humstone‘s PCJ article, “Turning Downtowns Around: Business Improvement Districts” (supplementing her article, I take a closer look at the enormously successful Bryant Park BID). For cities, the benefits of strong…