Four Land Use Vignettes from (Unzoned?) Houston

@inproceedings{Mixon2010FourLU,
  title={Four Land Use Vignettes from (Unzoned?) Houston},
  author={J. Wilson Jr. Mixon},
  year={2010}
}
Houston has been called "the hair shirt of city planners." The profession's discomfort stems from the city's repeated rejection of land use zoning – the essential tool of their craft. The unrepentant city touts itself as a model of enlightened differentness: a public-private combination that provides a better formula for managing growth in a modern city. But beneath that Chamber of Commerce gloss, Houston's land use is a far cry from free enterprise in action.What this article calls "The… CONTINUE READING

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