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Tale of Two CTs

City Center Lincoln Square Compare To examine the building footprints in greater detail Google Map "Mandalay Bay & S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV" for the City Center and "Columbus Circle, New York City." The street grid and building footprints for City Center provide for massive building enclosures as compared to the pedestrian-oriented portion … Continue reading Tale of Two CTs

Represent Us! Damn It!

https://youtu.be/93bQyZpRBds Unbreaking America: Justice For Sale, an 8-minute short film Expose the connection between the prison industry and our corrupt political system. The failure of America’s criminal justice system is a failure to trust. Trust this film. Pass the word. Desmond Meade was in prison for 3-years, and Omar Epps grew up with the system … Continue reading Represent Us! Damn It!

Racism

Kara Springer created the image/public art above. A Small Matter of Engineering, Part II. "The attention given to the social construct of race and racism is four-hundred-year-complicated, the subject of multiple doctoral thesis, many excellent books, and legislation. On the other hand, there is an uncomplicated pre-systemic solution to racism for ordinary people available right … Continue reading Racism

Jobs and Education

Software, digital hardware, and the life-science industries are capable of adding jobs indirectly to a local economy as multipliers, in much the same way as the manufacture of autos and appliances, contributed decades earlier with one significant difference. The education of the workers. Job Multipliers Research and development firms in physical, engineering, and life sciences … Continue reading Jobs and Education

Connect Community Districts

Seven Community Districts share the geography, interests, needs, and concerns of the Ninth Congressional District.  The map and links below seek participants. Engaging residents the relationship local to federal money in community development dates to the 1950s with the formation of Community Planning Councils. The most recent change in this practice occurred in 1989 when the … Continue reading Connect Community Districts