A Vermont perspective on billboard control

A Vermont perspective on billboard control

…From PCJ Editor Wayne Senville: We’ve posted responses from both the Outdoor Advertising Association of America and Scenic America to Ed McMahon’s article, “Billboards: The Case for Control.” I hope you’ll read these, as…

portion of façade of Detroit Michigan's abandoned Central Railroad Station

Preservation or Demolition?

…by PCJ Editor Wayne Senville, reporting from Detroit, Michigan Old postcard view of Detroit’s Michigan Central Railroad Station & Tower. For several generations it was one of the iconic images of Detroit: the majestic…

view into Greeley Park in New York City

There’s a Good Story Here!

…Greeley Square in midtown Manhattan.Note: all photos in this post can be viewed at larger size; just click on each image. From PCJ Editor Wayne Senville: What would Horace Greeley, America’s most famous…

Billboard directly over a house

Billboards: The Case for Control

…Scenic America about PCJ article: “Billboards – The Case for Control” A Vermont Perspective on Billboard Control (from PCJ Editor Wayne Senville) Read an excerpt from this article below. You can download the full article…

aerial view of part of Campus Martius park in downtown Detroit, Michigan; courtesy Detroit 300 Conservancy

Campus Martius Park in Downtown Detroit

…by PCJ Editor Wayne Senville, reporting from Detroit, Michigan At 8 am on Tuesday (June 9th), I’m sitting in Campus Martius Park, a 2.5 acre urban park/open space in the center of downtown Detroit,…

Dayton Patented branding logo

What Brand Is Your City?

…From PCJ Editor Wayne Senville: The idea — and process — of identifying, shaping, and promoting a particular image of a city or neighborhood has come to the fore in both the academic and…

map showing jurisdictions in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Who’s Planning?

…by PCJ Editor Wayne Senville, reporting from Scranton, Pennsylvania In thinking about my visit to the Scranton / Wilkes-Barre region, I heard about a number of challenging land use and development issues. But one…