The Cornerstone Group

The Cornerstone Group


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From Motown to Growtown, to Frogtown

Another example of urban pioneers making a difference in the transformation of a decapitating American city.

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The New Places You’ll Go

Orton Family Foundation blog contributor, Anna Jones shares some nice thoughts about walkability and placemaking.

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Managing waste in an affordable community

How collaboration is fueling a massive cleanup effort in affordable communities around the world.

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Top Five Projects

A list of the EPA’s five winning projects around the country.

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“Rooftop to Tabletop: Urban Farming Spreads Roots”

NRDC’s Onearth magazine discusses rooftop farming and “The Year of Urban Agriculture.”

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Question: Why are we so relaxed?

The Twin Cities is ranked No. 1 most relaxing city in America. We ask why?

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Apple gets into TOD-Like!

Check out Lincoln Park’s newly-renovated subway station. It kind of makes us think about our TOD thought process in a bit of a different way. The high prices for land and property, along with the ubiquitous uncertainty about the direction of our cities; repositioning dilapidated, underutilized properties in great neighborhoods to serve transit seems like […]

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Nicola Twiley of Ediblegeography, hosts a thrilling conversation about of global food crisis and how some urban thought leadership, similar to what we have been researching at TCGMN, may have to offer, in terms of a solution.


What Good is A Stroller?

Ian Sacs, a transportation engineer based in New York City shares his youthful perspective (something we get our fair share of) with Planetizen.


Geo Eco Slumdog?

Another take on The Geo Eco Lab, how some of the world’s leading architects and designers are rethinking the development model for the swag city of the future.