230 S Street NE #1 & #2

230 S Street NE #1 & #2

Address: 230 S Street NE #1 & #2Neighborhood: EckingtonListed: $685,000-$785,000Open: Saturday and Sunday 2-4 p.m. 230 S Street NE is located in the popular Eckington neighborhood — D.C.’s...
The Midwest’s Small Suburbs

The Midwest’s Small Suburbs

I’ve been examining data lately, revisiting a topic I’m mentioned in the past, namely the smaller sizes of suburbs in Midwest cities compared...
Cincinnati Should Learn the Lessons of Louisville’s Bridge Debacle

Cincinnati Should Learn the Lessons of Louisville’s Bridge Debacle

Photo Credit: Bart Evans, CC BY 2.0 My latest piece is in this week’s Cincinnati Business Courier. It’s a warning to Cincinnati not to...
Colorado Department of Corrections Lifts Ban on Greeting Cards – Next City

Colorado Department of Corrections Lifts Ban on Greeting Cards

“Cards mean everything to us. First, it’s that our family went and picked the card. Went to the store and thought about us and...
Study Finds That HOAs Create Exclusive, Regulated Neighborhoods – Next City

Study Finds That HOAs Create Exclusive, Regulated Neighborhoods

Study Finds That HOAs Create Exclusive, Regulated Neighborhoods A new study finds that residents in homeowner associations are disproportionately more likely to be Asian or...
How Land Contracts Stole $4 Billion in Wealth from Black Chicagoans – Next City

How Land Contracts Stole $4 Billion in Wealth from Black Chicagoans

Predatory Housing Contracts Stole $4 Billion in Wealth from Black Chicagoans In the post-World War II era, when redlining was rampant, one of the only...
Breakfast links: Soon it’ll be easier to find a bathroom in downtown DC

Breakfast links: Soon it’ll be easier to find a bathroom in downtown DC

At last, 24-hour public restrooms are coming to DC After a long fight from local activists (and some help from GGWash) DC will add...
Breakfast links: Is the number of people facing homelessness actually rising in DC?

Breakfast links: Is the number of people facing homelessness actually rising in DC?

Some metrics show housing instability in DC is growing While the Bowser administration reported progress in reducing homelessness in the District, some nonprofits say there’s...
East Harlem Gets Ready | Urban Omnibus

East Harlem Gets Ready | Urban Omnibus

Climate Resilience Leadership Lab students in East Harlem gather information for an emergency preparedness guide centered around the Washington Houses public housing development....
Organic Machines | Urban Omnibus

Organic Machines | Urban Omnibus

A “rain garden” installed by the NYC Department of Environmental Protection as part of its Green Infrastructure Program. In 2017, the New York Times...

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