Arbor Day and the Importance of Chicago's Urban Forest

sketch from City of Chicago press photo We’ve been talking a lot about trees lately – which is only appropriate as last friday was Arbor Day.  While protecting the rainforest and preserving our National Parks is vitally important to the health of our planet, we can’t forget the trees right around us.  Urban trees are important.  Dan…

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moss Wins Awards and Things This Week For LAMP Project!

Thy Lakeview Area Master Plan (LAMP Flashback here) project has been bestowed with the American Planning Association award for community outreach AND top merit award from the International Downtown Association!!  Ah, most certain revelry will ensue filled with the finest spiced lamb shank, cloves, and hibiscus petals.  Big ups to our urban planning friends at…

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LAMP Leftovers

I came across this cool (and nerdy) Chicago SSA comparative map we put together for the LAMP project. Discovery: Wicker Park-Bucktown SSA is huge. Enjoy.

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