Update on Fan Fair (i.e., Fan Fare) building

Update on the Fan Fair building Ah, signs of economic recovery. Decreasing unemployment, growing GDP and demolishing old buildings. I wrote about Aurora’s Fan Fair building a few years ago in the midst of the economic recession, and how the

Update on Fan Fair (i.e., Fan Fare) building

Update on the Fan Fair building Ah, signs of economic recovery. Decreasing unemployment, growing GDP and demolishing old buildings. I wrote about Aurora’s Fan Fair building a few years ago in the midst of the economic recession, and how the

Un-pedestrian malls

As the world’s tiniest (my guess) pedestrian mall, Fillmore Plaza, gets torn out, I reminisce about my extremely late discovery of pedestrian malls and how Fillmore destroyed my only semi-good pedestrian mall theory.

Un-pedestrian malls

As the world’s tiniest (my guess) pedestrian mall, Fillmore Plaza, gets torn out, I reminisce about my extremely late discovery of pedestrian malls and how Fillmore destroyed my only semi-good pedestrian mall theory.

Lubbock: The donut city, West Texas, part 4

In the fourth and final of a series of posts about West Texas, I explore Lubbock, Texas “suburbs” and downtown. Learn what what Lubbock a donut town inside and out.

Lubbock: The donut city, West Texas, part 4

In the fourth and final of a series of posts about West Texas, I explore Lubbock, Texas “suburbs” and downtown. Learn what what Lubbock a donut town inside and out.

Midland’s skeletal skyline, West Texas, part 3

In the third of a series of posts about West Texas, I explore the Midland’s significantly skyscraped, but vacant downtown. Learn why this small town has so many vacant skyscrapers. Bonus: A look at the town’s amazingly vibrant and unrefurbished 30-year-old mall.

Midland’s skeletal skyline, West Texas, part 3

In the third of a series of posts about West Texas, I explore the Midland’s significantly skyscraped, but vacant downtown. Learn why this small town has so many vacant skyscrapers. Bonus: A look at the town’s amazingly vibrant and unrefurbished 30-year-old mall.

Abilene + BBQ matrices, West Texas, part 2

In the second of a series of posts about West Texas, I explore the the former cowboy town of Abilene, and the barbeque that has blossomed there. Learn why bars on windows are important for a quality barbeque experience and why desserts don’t matter.

Abilene + BBQ matrices, West Texas, part 2

In the second of a series of posts about West Texas, I explore the the former cowboy town of Abilene, and the barbeque that has blossomed there. Learn why bars on windows are important for a quality barbeque experience and why desserts don’t matter.

Roscoe wind farm–the big one–West Texas, part 1

In the first of a series of posts about West Texas, I explore the world’s largest wind farm. Learn what happens when you hang out with over 600 wind turbines.

Roscoe wind farm–the big one–West Texas, part 1

In the first of a series of posts about West Texas, I explore the world’s largest wind farm. Learn what happens when you hang out with over 600 wind turbines.

Get me that clearance coat, stat!

A Nashville mall turns into your dream waiting room for doctor office visits.

Get me that clearance coat, stat!

A Nashville mall turns into your dream waiting room for doctor office visits.