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June 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Block Party II Recap

Granary District Block Party II from The Kentlands Initiative on Vimeo.

Thanks to Kevin Blalock, Jeff White, the Pickle Factory for their support. What a time! And it was successful for a number of reasons. First, a lot of people came! People who have been…


Added by James Alfandre on June 18, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Granary District market

Some think the Granary is a food desert, but we know that's not true! M. Flores and the other surrounding bodegas offer some great produce, groceries and tamales on Saturdays. 

Added by James Alfandre on June 14, 2012 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Another Granary District Gem

This is the inside of the Hyde Building, just north of the Pickle Factory. Amazing, isn't it? At the charrette we talked about how to get more vacant buildings occupied in an efficient, cost-effective, safe way.

Wouldn't you love to live or work in the space when it's finished? Some good people are already working on making that happen!

Are there any…


Added by James Alfandre on June 7, 2012 at 9:16pm — No Comments

Community Planning Conference

This sounds interesting, especially as we move forward with designing further the neighborhood organizing elements that came out of the charrette (inter-block connections, plaza, etc.)

I'll be out of town, but if someone decides to go, take notes! and report…

Added by James Alfandre on June 5, 2012 at 6:37pm — 3 Comments

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