#Gendered Spaces, #Urban and Otherwise

I had a conference call this morning with my colleagues at The Center for the Living City, and it was the most exciting conversation I’ve had in a while.  It featured Daphne Spain as guest speaker; she is the author of Gendered Spaces and How Women Saved the City, among other books and journal articles. […]

#Englewood Thoughts… h/t #CarlaBruni

Carla Bruni is a colleague of mine at The School of the Art Institute, Associate for Outreach at PlaceEconomics and she posts compelling observations about Chicago neighborhoods on FB. She posted this piece about Englewood last week, and I wanted to repost it here. I couldn’t agree with her more, especially: We could all stand […]

Shared History: The Mecca Flat Revealed at IIT Architecture

Yesterday, I attended an event at The IIT College of Architecture celebrating the recent recovery of architectural elements and artifacts from the Mecca Flat — the historic residential building which previously occupied the site of Mies van der Rohe’s S. R. Crown Hall. The program was entitled “Shared History: The Mecca Flat Revealed at IIT […]