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.
Planning for community resiliency, ranging from adapting to climate to a wide range of other resiliency issues, is increasingly critical for most municipalities. The address this need, the New England Municipal Sustainability Network (NEMSN) and American Institute for Architects’s Center for Communities by Design have collaborated to create the Design and Resiliency Teams (DART) program for […]
People, Places and Signs: a light-hearted examination of signs is photographed and presented by Gene Bunnell in his travels throughout the U.S. and Europe—their aesthetics, the messages they communicate and what they reveal about people, places and the passage of time.
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 […]
Our Troy luncheon is tomorrow! Have you registered? All eyes seem to be on Troy, NY these days. There is a wave of excitement about the place, from historic rehab projects, new businesses opening every day, major development projects underway and in planned for the future. This Thursday, author Duncan Crary and developer/entrepreneur Jeffrey Pfeil […]
In partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority seeks proposals that have the potential to reduce the energy consumption and associated greenhouse gas emissions of the existing multi-modal transportation system in NY State.