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Living Into Livability: What’s the GGBACA?

 Beth Heller We’ve written before about the opportunity we see for the Green Bay area to capture a significant share of the “affordable urban” lifestyle brand springing up across the nation.  In a nutshell, the lifestyle folks are seeking – active environment, ecologically sustainable, mixed-use  downtowns with residential, restaurants, shops and groceries – is based… Continue reading Living Into Livability: What’s the GGBACA?

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Tactical Urbanism: Guerilla Action or Innovative Strategy?

 Beth Heller “Parklets,” a.k.a parking spaces that are temporarily converted into mini-parks, “chair-bombs” built from recycled materials in inhospitable spaces with the goal of inviting community, and even homemade traffic signs placed by concerned parents in school zones: these are examples of tactical urbanism. The term, coined in 2010, is a catch-all for an array… Continue reading Tactical Urbanism: Guerilla Action or Innovative Strategy?