The neighborhoods we really want are illegal. Really.
Creative people are taking charge in building their own neighborhood. ChangeThis is a national forum for change, publishing daily manifestos and guides to improving one’s quality of life and purpose. One of their most recent publications is Legalize Neighborhoods Again!
City governments control the way our streets and buildings are laid out through zoning. The worst part is that this zoning mandates an auto-oriented built environment, not people-oriented. How did this happen? Read this brief.
The Legalize Neighborhoods manifesto is a call for changing these outdated zoning laws. The best way to do that, in my opinion, is to focus on building a model urban village by which new standards are made from.
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