Defining a sense of place, part 1: Perspective

In the urbanism world we often refer to a “sense of place.” It’s this idea that we should be able to tell where we are and that our city has physical structure that makes us feel like we’re somewhere that is definable.

Over a series of articles I’m going to try and define what actually makes a place a “place.” We’ll see if I’m on or off compared to others that have tried to do the same.

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More School Money Madness

If you follow me on Twitter or are my Facebook friend, you know that I think the new Mankato middle school is a bad idea. You can read a great post about it here from my friend and Mankato native Nate Hood.

Luckily for you friends, I’m not here to talk to you about this school. Unfortunately for everyone (including the residents), I am here to talk to you about another school with a big price tag and little necessity.

We start our story in New Ulm, MN.

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