Category Archives: Land use

Triangle House renovation

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West Wheelock Street Design Charrette

West Wheelock Street Design Charrette- Tell us what you think!  A Plan NH Design Team is coming to Hanover to help sort out the many issues associated with the West Wheelock Corridor.  The Hanover Affordable Housing Commission and Hanover Planning … Continue reading

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Tour of the Trescott Company lands

The Hanover Conservancy recently organized a tour of the Trescott Company lands with foresters John O’Brien and Jeffrey Smith. The tour was extraordinary – an amazing Saturday afternoon.  The Conservancy prepared a short slide show of scenes which may be … Continue reading

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Hanover Kick-Off of Zoning Re-Write

Hanover’s Planning Board met tonight to begin the process of re-writing its 39-year old zoning. VHB has been hired to do the work on behalf of the community. The board spent most of the evening talking about the process. Eighteen … Continue reading

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Mount Moosilauke and the Ravine Lodge

Thanks to the Outdoor Programs Office for relaying this great time-lapse video of Mount Moosilauke and the Ravine Lodge: Moosilauke Ravine Lodge from Robin Meyers on Vimeo

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Riverfront Concepts

Thursday evening several dozen students, faculty, and staff gathered to discuss Dartmouth’s riverfront. The College has begun work to create a master plan for its western gateway, 11+ acres of frontage on the Connecticut River. The goals of the plan … Continue reading

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Replace On-street Parking with Bike Racks!?

Portland, Oregon did just that…the City removed 2 parallel on-street parking spaces and replaced them with racks that serve about 20 bikes.

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Community Gardens

Last night I stumbled upon the Hartland Garden website.  In my eyes this really celebrates the Upper Valley.   It’s particularly great that the town of Hartland has supported the effort and the group has received grants to help them get started.  Of … Continue reading

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4th & 5th Graders Design

Yesterday I had the pleasure of helping with a design charette at the local elementary school. ORW, landscape architects, orchestrated a fascinating afternoon for 28 4th & 5th graders.  The students’ charge was to collect information about their school yard.  They were … Continue reading

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Dartmouth’s PDC hosts NH Law Lecture Series Tonight

Every fall for at least 2 decades the NH Local Government Center and the New Hampshire Regional Planning Commissions sponsor the Municipal Law Lecture Series.  It consists of three land use lectures held in six locations throughout the state.  This year’s … Continue reading

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