Category Archives: River Development

Olmstead on Parks

“Frederick Law Olmstead (1822-1903) is most often remembered as America’s preeminent landscape architect—a profession he named, helped to define, and elevated into an art form in beloved parks and public spaces, among them New York’s Central park, Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, … Continue reading

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Concerts in the Parkway

A tragic event happened at a Parkway concert, as reported by the Sacramento Bee, but that should not deter the county from continuing to have concerts in the Parkway, as the Parkway always benefits from legitimate use. We agree completely … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Parks, River Development

Interesting Riverside Project

From Comstock’s Magazine. An excerpt. Once upon a time, Sacramento lived and died by its rivers. As the last outpost of good society on the way to the Gold Rush foothills, Sacramento was nestled conveniently at the confluence of both … Continue reading

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The River Train

We need something like this, as reported in a story in Sactown Magazine, along the American. An excerpt. The Sacramento RiverTrain is about take a trip back in time this summer as it undergoes a massive, multimillion-dollar makeover. Since 2005, … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, River Development, Transportation

Sac State Building Housing Next to River

An excellent plan to embrace the American River, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. Taking a planning cue from Sacramento and other riverfront cities, Sacramento State is building new dorms and amenities overlooking the American River, which flows … Continue reading

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Fixing the Delta & Environmentalism

This article from the California Water Blog is a good attempt to deal with what could be and what is, in terms of environmental restoration, with the Delta as the subject. An excerpt. Estuaries are hard places to understand and … Continue reading

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The American River Pipeline Conveyance Project

This Carmichael Water District project, long overdue and badly needed, removes a 60 year old corroding water pipe (now exposed due to river scouring) running under the American River at Carmichael across from Rancho Cordova (exact location noted in the … Continue reading

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