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Posts Tagged ‘open space’

Paradise Lost: Big Changes Are Proposed for CU’s South Campus

Paradise Lost: Big Changes Are Proposed for CU’s South Campus

Two related occurrences—a proposal to build a massive berm to control flood waters and reconsideration of land use designations as part of the current Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan update process likely leading to an annexation [...]

Al Bartlett’s Legacy

Al Bartlett’s Legacy

On Tuesday (Nov. 1), City Council will consider landmark designation for the home of the late Albert and Eleanor Bartlett. Their children have generously applied to landmark the 99-year old home, preserving their parent's legacy forever. [...]

Coloradan Magazine Archives | Open space

Coloradan Magazine Archives | Open space

Emeritus professors Al Bartlett, left, of physics and Lynn Wolfe (MFA’48) of fine arts stand on Boulder’s Bobolink Trail "Hordes of veterans flocked to CU to attend school on the G.I. Bill after World War II. The Bureau of Standards moved to [...]

Remembering Al Bartlett

Remembering Al Bartlett

Editor's note: On Tuesday, November 1, the Boulder City Council will hold a public hearing to designate Professor Albert A. Bartlett's home a city historic landmark at the request of the Bartlett family. To mark the event, we're running a letter [...]

Bigger and More Equal Cities – The New York Times

Bigger and More Equal Cities – The New York Times

Susan Osborne's letter to the editor, July 11, 2016: "To the Editor: "Re “When Cities Spurn Growth, Equality Suffers” (front page, July 4): "I strongly disagree with those who blame zoning and land use regulations (and, by implication, [...]

Tuesday is Election Day: Final Reminders for Boulder County Voters

Tuesday is Election Day: Final Reminders for Boulder County Voters

From the Boulder County Clerk: All drive-by ballot drop-off locations and Voter Service and Polling Centers are open now in Boulder County through 7 p.m. on Election Day. New this year, voters can register to vote up until 7 p.m. Tuesday. Voter [...]

John Gerstle, Carrying On the Family Tradition of Municipal Engagement

John Gerstle, Carrying On the Family Tradition of Municipal Engagement

This is the second in a series of candidate profiles written by students in Instructor Jeff Browne’s CU News Corps course at CU-Boulder. Gloria Dickie is a master's of environmental journalism student. Originally from Ontario, Canada, she studied [...]

Theory in Practice: PLAN-Boulder County’s Blue Line

Theory in Practice: PLAN-Boulder County’s Blue Line

Editor's note: This article was adapted by the author from a paper written for an urban planning course at Cornell Driven by a localist philosophy of city planning, in 1958 a group of City of Boulder residents initiated an enduring shift in [...]

Preserve Long’s Gardens, Expand Urban Agriculture

Preserve Long’s Gardens, Expand Urban Agriculture

Long’s Gardens and the adjacent community gardens cover 25 acres in the heart of Boulder. Those who visit Long’s Gardens at 3240 Broadway experience a unique piece of Boulder’s heritage that is like stepping back in time. The Long family has [...]

No Agricultural Easements Inside Boulder

No Agricultural Easements Inside Boulder

Setting aside large parcels of land in the center of a city for agricultural purposes is bad for sustainability and not in line with the mission of Boulder's Open Space program. I am referring in particular to the proposal to purchase a permanent [...]

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