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#Jane Jacobs and the Value of Older, Smaller Buildings

Since there’s never been enough empirical data on the value of older buildings for my taste, I’m happy to say that I just stumbled across a study entitled… 195 more words

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Las Vegas blog

If you’re looking for a great destination for a family holiday, bachelorette party, or a honeymoon, Las Vegas is the place to go. With non-stop attractions and activities, there is always some type of entertainment for everyone to enjoy 24 hours a day, such as celebrity performers at Caesar’s, shopping, fine dining, and the Bellagio Fountains. 286 more words

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The Statues of Lincoln Park

Lincoln Park’s collection of sculptures and monuments may contain some new surprises.  Julia Bachrach, the Chicago Park District Historian, will lead her second 2016 Jane’s Walk at 2PM on Saturday, May 7 in Lincoln Park.   261 more words

Chicago

The Real Reason American Cities Have Lead in the Water Supply: "Humans Have Been Written Off"

Source: SHTFPlan, by Mac Slavo

Yet another public water supply has been found tainted with toxic lead from corrosive pipes.

It is no surprise to watch crumbling rust belt cities under siege by corrosive, tainted and dangerous lead pipes, though it is tragic. 766 more words

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Do You Live In One Of America's Fattest Cities?

Most major cities are known for their signature foods and go-to restaurants, but all of that good eating (and lack of) may be contributing to the latest statistics of the nation’s most obese residents. 264 more words

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Anti Islam Sentiment: U.S. cities face anti-Muslim backlash

WASHINGTON — Cities across the USA are preparing for the next phase that inevitably follows a terror attack: anti-Muslim backlash.

Across social media, in public forums on college campuses, and even in mainstream political rhetoric from presidential candidates, anger over the deadly terror attacks in Brussels has spawned discontent and suspicion directed at Muslim groups. 996 more words

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