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Smart Growth

  • Action Alert – Help Stop Smart Growth Repeal

    September 29, 2015

    Keep Local Control over Planning! Help us stop the Smart Growth Comprehensive Planning repeal now! Please contact your legislators...

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  • The Conservative Case Against the Suburbs

    October 21, 2014

    In his recent column, “Why Suburbia Irks Some Conservatives,” the prominent urban geographer Joel Kotkin creates and then slays...

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  • The WINNERS!

    October 2, 2012

    Congratulations to the  Smart People, Smart Places Award winners! Our panel of judges met and here are the results–...

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  • Public Space

    October 2, 2012

    The Lower Wisconsin Riverway is a serpentine treasure of the midwest.  Flowing for 92 dam-free miles from Sauk City...

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  • Great Neighborhood

    October 1, 2012

    While new neighborhoods are being built in the traditional style, downtown Middleton embodies all of the characteristics of a...

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  • Adaptive Re-Use of Public Land

    October 1, 2012

    Imagine a place that has transformed from one of a massive outdated industrial complex that completely concealed the waterfront...

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