Monthly Archives: December 2014

So Long, State Line

Today we salute the State Line Generating Plant, in Hammond, Indiana, whose ongoing demolition removes a major landmark from the Lake Michigan shoreline. No more shall its stately Art Deco fa├žade greet drivers along Interstate 90 as they pass through … Continue reading

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Greenbuild to Canfield Green: The Missing Link of Social Equity in Sustainability

In a few short hours, I am going to be attending a holiday party, a joint event put on by the Chicago-based Illinois chapter of the US Green Building Council and the Passive House Alliance Chicago. There will be food, … Continue reading

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American Manufacturing’s Complicated, Fraught Comeback

I figured it was time to weigh in on the debate over Detroit-based Shinola, a company that has gotten a lot of attention as well as some seriously critical coverage in recent months, after I read Philadelphian blogger Zoe Gould’s … Continue reading

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