Pangaea Cinema, LLC (d/b/a “the Guild”) owns and operates an art-house movie theater in the City of Albuquerque (“City”), New Mexico. The Guild usually shows non-pornographic independent films, but on a weekend in November of 2008, the Guild hosted an erotic film festival called “Pornotopia.” The Guild is located in a zone of Albuquerque that […]
In 2008, 500 LLC sought to develop a vacant four-story Minneapolis building into office space, submitting a site plan application to the City in September 2008. While the application was under consideration, the Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission used a City ordinance to place the property under interim protection pending a decision on whether the property […]
This case is the latest installment of ongoing litigation over the Town of Wales’ attempts to regulate via permit a natural gas compression station owned by National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. proposed as part of the company’s Northern Access Project, under review before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). In order to comply with local […]
Charles Ferrera and property owners Ronald and Susan Fenn (the applicants) submitted an application to the Town of Middlebury seeking to construct a gravel pit on a 71.5-acre property in a Forest Conservation District within the vicinity of two residential communities. At the time of their application, several other gravel extraction companies were operating gravel […]
This still-timely book makes a number of suggestions for adapting and redesigning suburbs in order to create more sustainable urban living patterns. It is really three books in one—a history of suburbia in the United States, a compendium of suburban redevelopment strategies, and a description of award-winning designs from an architectural competition to reshape Long Island, New York.
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A key goal of Seattle’s Bullitt Center project is to demonstrate that by holistically integrating a synergistic combination of performance-based design, engineering, and operating strategies, a good-sized commercial office development can achieve those zero nets today—without heavy reliance on overly complex or highly customized systems.
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