Tag: Urban Design

State of Place: Vision Zero 101

This post is part of a partnership between ELGL and State of Place, who uses extensive knowledge of urban design and empirical analysis to quantify what people love about places and forecast why it makes sense to make them better. Check back weekly for a post from this partnership. As many of you know, last week, I … Continued

Job Posting: City of Gresham – Urban Design & Planning Director

Urban Design & Planning Director City of Gresham Salary: $7,652.67 – $9,945.87 Monthly, $91,832.00 – $119,350.40 Annually Job Type: Full Time Closing Date: 3/5/2014 Position Description The City of Gresham, Oregon is recruiting for a Director to plan, organize and direct the Urban Design and Planning function for the City. The Director is responsible for all staff work on … Continued

ELGL Recommends. . . .

High Line: The Inside Story of New York City’s Park in the Sky by Joshua David and Robert Hammond How two New Yorkers led the transformation of a derelict elevated railway into a grand—and beloved—open space  The High Line, a new park atop an elevated rail structure on Manhattan’s West Side, is among the most … Continued

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