John Pattison

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    Discussion: Housing, Not Lodging

    Alex Pline's article "Housing, Not Lodging" talked about the tension that can arise between a community's need for more housing and the trend toward converting homes into short-term rentals (as thr...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Who Pays for Growth in Collier County, Florida?

    Who Pays for Growth in Collier County, Florida: Part 1 In this new series, we’re looking at Collier County as a case study for how insolvent growth persists in Florida. What's the history behind Co...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Breaking Out of the Resource Trap: An Economic Plan for Resource-Based Communities

    Breaking Out of the Resource Trap: An Economic Plan for Resource-Based Communities is the Strong Towns blueprint for economic development. Inside you will learn: How the traditional approach to c...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Zoning, Case Studies & Examples

    Will 2021 Be the Year Zoning Reform Reaches Critical Mass? Something remarkable is happening this year in City Halls across America. Did Sacramento Just Approve the Best Local Housing Reform Yet? T...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Zoning, Top Content

    Would ending zoning result in a Strong Town? If you’re nostalgic for the past, give it up. We’re not going back. We must start with what has been given us and figure out what to do with it. Ho...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Gentrification, Case Studies & Examples

    Can a neighborhood rebuild wealth for the people who actually live there? A small-scale developer in Atlanta is showing that it’s possible to improve a neighborhood without displacing the people wh...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Gentrification, Top Content

    By Any Other Name: Gentrification or Economic Exclusion? The things that get labeled as “gentrification” refer to a set of real, meaningful, widely held concerns, and that choice of label shou...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Gentrification, Core Insights

    What is Gentrification? Gentrification is a word coined by the sociologist Ruth Glass in the 1960s to describe the transformation of predominantly poor or working-class neighborhoods into places po...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Zoning, Core Insights

    Zoning is the division of a city into physical “zones” in which rules dictate how land may be used, or what types of development may occur. Although examples of rules that resemble zoning can be fo...

  • John Pattison created an article,

    Stroads, Core Insights

    "Stroad" is a word we coined in 2013 to explain those dangerous, multi-laned thoroughfares you encounter in nearly every city, town, and suburb in America. They're what happens when a street (a pla...