Author of the book Life After Favre, Phil Hanrahan is a Milwaukee-based writer and editor working on a book sharing the story of a pioneering art college in rural Ireland.
Phil Hanrahan takes a look at how the COVID-19 vaccine rollout has inspired creativity and placed renewed emphasis on access and proximity to healthcare as we move beyond the pandemic.
UrbanLab architect Chris Socha is bringing his vision of placemaking to life in Milwaukee. Find out how his interconnected, sustainable, experience-focused designs are revitalizing the city.
Real estate developers are kicking cars to the curb and embracing people-centered design. Do these neighborhood developments offer a blueprint for more sustainable cities?
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Nonprofit Silver Art Projects is turning over prime Manhattan real estate to groundbreaking artists —for free.
Urban freight expert Dr. Anne Goodchild explores the problem of urban congestion and the promising solutions on the horizon, including innovations in last-mile logistics and freight optimization.
Last-mile logistics is the trickiest part of the supply chain to get right, but Collectiv Food and Bond are two innovators that have the process nailed.
Beloved by his customers, Greg Watkins has been a UPS delivery driver for 25 years. Find out how this essential worker is navigating through record delivery volumes.
Urban farms, vertical farms, indoor farms. No matter what you call them, the entrepreneurs bringing them to life are putting a green, high-tech spin on the farm-to-table movement.
From the tech trailblazer to the sustainability leader, America’s newest stadiums and arenas are setting a high bar for urban planning and the fan experience.
From tiny homes and safe parking lots to custom-matched housing assistance, nonprofits and cities are taking innovative approaches to tackle veteran homelessness.
The Aspen Institute’s Greg Gershuny tells us about what’s new in the fight against climate change and how cities are helping to make the difference.
Where space is at a premium, it’s time to get creative. Meet the innovators who are looking ahead by looking up.