COVID Diary: Five Weeks

Five weeks ago was the day Chicago’s shelter-in-place order went into effect. I know this because it was also moving day for my…

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2019: Year in Review

Both professionally and personally, 2019 has been an exceptionally productive year. Reflecting on it, I see a window of time filled with new…

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Exploring Chicago with the University of Utrecht

For a second year, I spent a cold and rainy week with a group of Urban Geography graduate students from the University of…

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Featuring Chicago Women in Planning for MUSE

March is Women’s History Month, in honor of which I’ll be featuring some of our region’s countless bright women professionals working in urban…

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An Afternoon with the 1966 Chicago Comprehensive Plan

Earlier this week, I had a few spare hours and decided to spend them pulling archival materials for a project for which I’ve…

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DIY Urban Planning Valentines

This Valentine’s Day some planning professionals received a very sweet treat – custom urban planning valentines I designed and hand-cut for MUSE Community…

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