small portion of Chatham Park land use plan map.

Chatham Park: A Big Development Proposed for a Small Town

…to local governments, communities, universities, and civic organizations seeking guidance on comprehensive planning, community assessments & revitalization, historic preservation, and cultural tourism. Deepa also advocates for and writes about sustainable development issues, and serves on…

from front of Apple store in New York City

The Place Making Dividend

…after all, a high-tech company) that they use in suburban stores all over the country. The Georgetown Design Review Board balked at this and reaped a heap of criticism for letting historic preservation stand in…

Saving the World

Saving the World

Came across this video via the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s web blog. As Leah Suhrstedt explains in the blog posting (Dec. 2, 2009): “The work being done by the World Theatre Foundation in Kearney,…

Eating on the Go: Mobile Food Trucks

Eating on the Go: Mobile Food Trucks

…small towns. She is an advisor to the National Trust for Historic Preservation; former Executive Director of the Vermont Forum on Sprawl (now Smart Growth Vermont); a past member of the Burlington (VT) Planning Commission;…

Zoning Basics

Zoning Basics

…These might include, for example, parking standards, sign regulations, landscape requirements, urban design criteria, historic preservation standards, and various environmental criteria (such as requirements for tree plantings in new developments). 6. Administration and Enforcement. This…

Rail Redux - Part 2

Rail Redux – Part 2

…communities, universities, and civic organizations seeking guidance on comprehensive planning, community assessments & revitalization, historic preservation, and cultural tourism. Deepa also advocates for and writes about sustainable development issues, and serves on the Chatham County…