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Postcard from St. Louis

May 8, 2012 By Rocco Landesman Mayor Buttigeig (standing) of South Bend, Indiana, presents his case study at the recent MICD conference in St. Louis. Photo courtesy of the Mayors’ Institute on City Design At the end of April, I had the opportunity to go to my hometown, St. Louis, for the latest session of […]

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Postcard from Charleston, Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland (Part One)

September 30, 2011 by Rocco Landesman When I was in Charleston Mayor Joe Riley (left) and Michael Thomas Maher of the Charleston Civic Design Center showed me the plans for transforming neglected open space in the Gaillard Center Arts Precinct. The project received one of our inaugural Our Town grants. Photo courtesy of South Carolina […]

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Postcard from Chicago, Tucson, New York City

May 13, 2011 Washington, DC by Rocco Landesman Between my trips to Tucson and New York, I took some personal time for my first ever visit to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Hope to definitely make this a habit! It’s been a busy couple of weeks of traveling. I started off in Chicago […]

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