Making plans for the future — and (we hope) the people

Cities love to make plans. All kind of plans. Some get implemented, and others sit on a shelf. And as we recall, the best line ever about making plans was Daniel Burnham’s often-quoted “make no little plans.” Burnham and his co-author, Edward H. Bennett, were tapped in 1906 to create a plan for Chicago’s growth. …

Why Denver parks deserve love, learning, and loyalty

In today’s Denverite, I learned an answer that I’ve always wanted to ask, if that makes sense. As reporter Ashley Dean noted: “ ‘How much does the city collect by monetizing our parks? How much of that money is returned to parks?’ “Denverite reader Tom Morris asked those very questions. “The short version is: A …