Tag Archives: walkability

Democracy in North Palm Beach

By: Timothy Hullihan It didn’t occur to me until the September 8, 2016 workshop on a Memory Care Facility proposed on U.S. One, that the week-long charrette to kick-off our village-wide master plan in January is a rare form of … Continue reading

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Love Street is Not the “Place Maker” it Claims To Be

By: Timothy Hullihan The problem with the Love Street / Jupiter Inlet Village project is that nobody will live there. Although it has been scaled back in size, it remains just another drive-to destination.  Rather than creating a charming village, … Continue reading

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Car-Centric Expansion of Urban Areas is not the Answer

I read with great interest Robert Reiland’s March 2, 2016 Palm Beach Post Point of View Piece: Forget the Ag Reserve: A Growing County Must Head West (linked here).  I agree with Mr. Rieland that a coastal location like Palm Beach … Continue reading

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The Pace and Place for Answers and Songs

By Timothy Hullihan: I bought the new Maya Angelou stamps at the post office yesterday.  Next to her portrait is a quote from Joan Walsh Anglund, that Ms. Angelou is well known for reusing:  “A bird doesn’t sing because it … Continue reading

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So, Why are We Expanding the Turnpike?

By Timothy Hullihan: FDOT’s recent announcement of their plans to expand Florida’s Turnpike in Palm Beach County brought to mind something my father often said, “Bigness is the problem.”  When agencies grow too large, they function like massive cruise ships … Continue reading

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Vavrus Ranch’s Future will have a Regional Impact in Florida

By Timothy Hullihan The 2010 Census says that the City of Palm Beach Gardens had, at the time of this last detailed counting, roughly 48,400 citizens spread among 22,000 households with 2.2 people in each home. Palm Beach Gardens got … Continue reading

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An Obituary for Datura and Evernia Streets

By Timothy Hullihan Born on November 23rd 1893 as part of the City of West Palm Beach’s original plat, these remarkable streets grew from their original 2-block length (Narcissus to Poinsettia) to 7-blocks in a few short years.  Connecting 1000s … Continue reading

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