Glenwood Springs

Unanimous Adoption in Buena Vista and Glenwood Springs

September 12, 2018

In the central Colorado town of Buena Vista, Clarion worked with staff, a steering committee, the Planning Commission, and the Board of Trustees to prepare substantially updated development regulations to implement a newly adopted Comprehensive Plan. The new Unified Development Code (UDC) establishes clearer standards for redevelopment and infill in the historic town’s central core,


Food For the Summer

August 27, 2018

Earlier this month the Chapel Hill office spent their afternoon volunteering with Food for the Summer. This program is a partnership with Chapel Hill and Carrboro town governments, schools, and non-profit partners. Our staff, along with some visiting team members from the Denver office, provided healthy lunches and fun activities to two different sites in

Norfolk Virginia

Norfolk Raises the Bar in Zoning for Resiliency: Webinar

August 8, 2018

Norfolk, Virginia harbors some of the nation’s most important shipbuilding and naval assets, but it also has the highest rate of measured sea level rise of any east coast city in the United States. Norfolk’s response to this challenge has been bold and innovative. Over the past three years, initially through plaNorfolk2030, the city’s comprehensive plan, then Vision

Duluth, MN

Innovating for Better Student Housing

July 31, 2018

Many colleges and universities across the U.S. are continuing to increase enrollment, but not their stock of student housing. Students have to find housing in the private market, and the market responds – but sometimes those responses put pressures on surrounding neighborhoods and downtown areas. Over the past several years, Clarion Associates has worked with