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Walking Places

Old San Juan. An exceptional quarter mile.

If They Build it They Will Come

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Places Everyone! People and Pets too.

In memory of our beloved Josie, you will always be remembered and you will be in our hearts each and every day for the rest of our lives. May you walk with us safely, and may your story inspire those who have the will and the poweer and the committment to make better streets and places for people and their pets. God Bless and keep you.

Pavement to Parks - "The Park-Mart" - A Case for Place

Happy Thanksgiving, and there is still much to be thankful for. We give thanks to our blessings, and with kindred spirits we move foward in the hopes of making our lives a little better for us and those around us. To better places, better streets, better cities, towns, and neighborhoods.

Sprawl: Opportunity Costs - Opportunity Lost

The image is a drawing done by the author, simply expressing visually what I would be seeing from the place I grew up. Looking back, I might wonder how I can look back further in time and see how a city like New York, and my "old" neighborhood came into existence, how it has changed and constantly evolved while the world has changed, and at the same time how it has remained unchanged in other ways.

-Javier F De Juan.