Category: Blight

Month in review: April, 2014: Part 2, Or what’s a hyperlink for?

23 June, 2014 (05:31) | Bitcoin, Blight, Elevators, Eminent domain, Kansas City, Manhattan, Month in review, New York City, Theory, Urban renewal, Zoning |

[Previous Months in Review available here: Mar 14, Feb 14, Jan 14] [Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]  By: David A. Smith  Yesterday’s Part 1 of this two-part review of April’s posts noted that a blog can take the time and detail to dismantle a specious argument (and refute it with evidence), and it can delve […]

Month in review: April, 2014: Part 1, A blogger’s thoughts should exceed his words

20 June, 2014 (12:04) | Bitcoin, Blight, Elevators, Eminent domain, Kansas City, Manhattan, Month in review, New York City, Theory, Urban renewal, Zoning |

[Previous Months in Review available here: Mar 14, Feb 14, Jan 14] By: David A. Smith Great artists work out their ideas in cartoons: Well, I’m no Raphael Inventors brainstorm in sketchbooks:  Not a Leonardo either  Architects sketch conceptual structures:  Fortunately for us, not everything Frank Lloyd Wright sketched was built I blog. The pixel […]

Condemnation by imputation: Part 5, Just over-played your part

29 April, 2014 (09:01) | Affordable Housing, Blight, Crime, Development, Discrimination, Eminent domain, Historic rehab, Housing, Income mixing, Kansas City, Real estate taxes, Section 8, Urban renewal |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 4, and the preceding Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.] By: David A. Smith Maybe you had too much too fast. Maybe you had too much too fast. Or just over played your part. – Grateful Dead, Shakedown Street By now, yesterday’s Part 4 of this detailed post had examined (and […]

Condemnation by imputation: Part 4, Maybe the dark is from your eyes

28 April, 2014 (09:00) | Affordable Housing, Blight, Crime, Development, Discrimination, Eminent domain, Historic, Income mixing, Kansas City, Real estate taxes, Rehab, Section 8, Urban renewal |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 3 and the preceding Part 1  and Part 2.] By: David A. Smith Maybe the dark is from your eyes, maybe the dark is from your eyes, You know you got such dark eyes! – Grateful Dead, Shakedown Street Yesterday’s Part 3 of this post demolished any claim that the Bainbridge Apartments, which the […]

Condemnation by imputation: Part 3, Nothin’ here that could interest you

25 April, 2014 (09:00) | Affordable Housing, Blight, Crime, Development, Discrimination, Eminent domain, Historic rehab, Housing, Income mixing, Kansas City, Real estate taxes, Section 8, Urban renewal |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Nothin’ here that could interest you. Well, well, well, you can never tell. It’s not because you missed out on the thing that we had to start. – Grateful Dead, Shakedown Street In yesterday’s Part 2 we fled from the peril of ’social […]