Smart Growth Maryland Announces New Smarter Growth Alliance for Howard County

Smart Growth Maryland is proud to have partnered with the Howard County Sierra Club and The People’s Voice, LLC to create the Smarter Growth Alliance for Howard County, which brings together organizations focused on … [Read more...]

We Used to Just Call These “Houses”

We have a way in the modern world of rediscovering things that humans have always done but branding them as something trendy and a little alien. So it goes with the explosion of interest in "tiny houses" as an answer to … [Read more...]

Malls to mixed-use centers and other opportunities

While hundreds of malls are declining, they are also being reused for all kinds of purposes—including walkable urban places in communities lacking in this kind of environment. The retail industry … [Read more...]

Thank you for making our Envision Autumn 2019 event a great success!

On Wednesday evening, September 11th, Envision Frederick County held its fourth almost-annual Envision fundraising dinner event at ThorpeWood — Envision Autumn 2019. In addition to great company and food, in a beautiful … [Read more...]

Home Builders report shows housing is changing

The American housing industry is changing course—and this will transform neighborhoods and communities over time by providing more and different choices in housing. A new report from the National … [Read more...]

ENVISION ESSENTIALS Session IV Saturday (Local Government Day) and Session III Recap

Please take a few moments to read about this program. It might be just what you were looking for, even if you didn't know it. Join us this Saturday for Session IV: ENVISION … [Read more...]

Making normal neighborhoods legal again

I've spent over two-thirds of my life so far living in anarchic environments where the rule of law did not prevail. It's a wonder I survived at all. You see, when I was born, my parents lived in a duplex, in a … [Read more...]

ENVISION ESSENTIALS Session III: Environmental Issues in Frederick County

Please take a few moments to read about this new program. It might be just what you were looking for, even if you didn't know it. Join us this Saturday for Session III: … [Read more...]