Tag: River

Structures, Strategies for Dealing With Floods

“Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head,” B.J. Thomas famously sang in the hit song from the 1969 classic film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.” The song, written by Burt Bacharach and Hall David, may have aimed to evoke fond memories of romantic strolls during gentle April showers. But when rain (or any other form… Read More »

Recipe for Great Downtown: Make it Destination with Deep Roots and Authentically Local Flavor

  What Makes a Great Downtown? Keep things authentic by incorporating a community’s history Tell a story with design Improve access to popular locales Make spaces flexible to accommodate multiple uses and purpose Planning for programming opportunities   All communities have the best of intentions when it comes to their downtowns. In most cases, this… Read More »