Category: Eminent domain

You have the right to remain: part 3, Stubborn

27 August, 2014 (09:00) | Atlantic City, Cities, Development, Donald Trump, Economics, ED4ED, Eminent domain, Fair market value, Homeownership, Housing, Land use, Markets, Urban renewal, Urbanization, US News, Vera Coking | No comments

[Continued from yesterday's Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Meyer Lansky: We do operate a game in what might be termed a grey area territorially. But as to any violence in the neighborhood… Joe Masseria: They stab themself, eh? Lucky Luciano: A coincidence then. It happens. – Boardwalk Empire By […]

You have the right to remain: Part 2, Anachronistic

26 August, 2014 (09:00) | Atlantic City, Cities, Development, Donald Trump, Economics, ED4ED, Eminent domain, Fair market value, Homeownership, Housing, Land use, Markets, Urban renewal, Urbanization, US News, Vera Coking | No comments

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Arnold Rothstein: The very reason this game is so challenging. There’s a lot of money in that pot. How much do you think is in there? – Boardwalk Empire As we saw in yesterday’s opening post, Atlantic City was one of the world’s earliest technological (or […]

You have the right to remain: Part 1, Immovable

25 August, 2014 (10:43) | Atlantic City, Cities, Development, Donald Trump, Economics, ED4ED, Eminent domain, Fair market value, Homeownership, Housing, Land use, Markets, Urban renewal, Urbanization, US News, Vera Coking | No comments

Arnold Rothstein: A sound elimination is the basis of good health. – Boardwalk Empire By: David A. Smith Maybe print one of these for every home owner? Vera Coking could have been Susette Kelo; in fact, she was Susette Kelo … but in 1998, she won her eminent domain taking case. She won? Vera Coking […]

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 […]