About the Author

Alan Feinberg, RA, AICP is a long-time community planner, an urban designer and, in the last decade, has been a "community instigator" in Frederick County, which includes being the founder of East Founder Rising.

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Presentation (July 25th): Jim Schulman on Reinventing Prosperous Local Economies

Join us on Tuesday evening, July 25th, at the new McClintock Distilling Company, in downtown Frederick, for a free and informative presentation and discussion with Jim Schulman, the Executive Manager of … [Read more...]

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Presentation (June 20th): Livable Frederick and East Frederick Rising

Join us on Tuesday evening at the new McClintock Distilling Company, in downtown Frederick, for a free and informative presentation and discussion about Livable Frederick and East Frederick … [Read more...]

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The Fate of Schley Farm and East Frederick

Just like there is good and bad cholesterol, there is good and bad development. Among other things, good development depends on where it occurs, its relationship to the environment, and its design quality. For two … [Read more...]

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Garth Rockcastle: A Golden Opportunity to Regenerate Frederick (free on Feb. 1st)

Recently, Professor Garth Rockcastle was in Frederick to speak with a small group of folks about some ideas and principles that could be helpful in advancing innovation and redevelopment initiatives of underutilized or … [Read more...]

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Frederick Urban Design Meetup hosts innovator George Koch this Friday afternoon

When it comes to planning and development, it is short-sighted and not helpful to ignore what we can learn from what is happening in many other places -- and not tailor good ideas and successful initiatives to the … [Read more...]