Category: Urban Design

A view down the sidewalk of a wintery city scene in Minneapolis

Zoning Matters: A Tale of Two Corners

Neighbors for More Neighbors member and contributor Brit Anbacht compares the zoning of 48th and Chicago with that of 46th and Clinton in Minneapolis and how the 2040 Plan can create complete neighborhoods.

National Links: Phoenix’s Ancient Watery Secret

The desert city of Phoenix, Arizona is home to 180 miles of canals, supplying much needed water in a region plagued with scarcity. Yet the canals are not without precedent: the Hohokam people, who once inhabited the area, constructed hundreds of miles of canals to supply tens of thousands of acres of farmland, hundreds of years before Phoenix rose from the ashes of the civilization.