This forum will focus on the many issues which need to be addressed for a new building to be a positive contribution to the urban fabric of a historic city with an already rich architectural heritage. What makes for a successful infill building? Should a new building mimic its older neighbors or should it stand […]
SAVE THE DATE! The 24th Annual Transportation and Planning Symposium will be held October 21-22, 2014
This event will be held at the Century House in Latham, NY. The program will include an FHWA training session during the afternoon of Tues Oct 21, followed by a cocktail hour. The 6 technical sessions for the Symposium will be held on Wed Oct 22 with lunch and a guest speaker. Hotel rooms have […]
Two days left to purchase a ticket to join us for an exclusive tour of the Port of Albany from a new perspective: the Hudson River! This event, open to APA or Upstate Chapter APA members only, will take place aboard the ship Spirit of Albany. We’ll hear from Port staff about the role the […]
This is the last day to register for the Capital District Regional Planning Commission’s Local Government Planning & Zoning Workshop on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at HVCC. Similar to previous workshops, there will be a Plenary session followed by a series of breakout sessions for Planning & Zoning Board members and Code Enforcement officers meeting […]
Cornell University’s Community & Regional Development Institute (CaRDI) & the Department of City & Regional Planning is sponsoring a webinar on Thursday May 8 which will provide an overview of the State of New York Cities conference held on March 25.
Creating inviting historic downtowns not only provides a way to connect with the past, but also helps make communities sustainable. Energy efficient street lighting can contribute significantly to the visual environment of a historic downtown. Lighting technologies used in modern street lighting systems are very different from those used in street lighting a century ago.
Thanks to everyone that came out to spend lunch with us at Brown’s Brew Pub in Troy to talk about development in the historic Collar City. We discussed historic rehab projects, new businesses, major development projects underway and what the future may hold for Troy’s landscape. Author/”Troy Tub thumper” Duncan Crary and developer/entrepreneur Jeffrey Pfeil […]