Houseal Lavigne Associates in Phoenix

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Headlines | No Comments

It’s time for the 2016 APA National Conference, and another opportunity for Houseal Lavigne Associates to share our experiences and knowledge with planning professionals from around the world! We’re excited to be heading to Phoenix for the 2016 APA National Conference on April 2-5. We look forward to catching up with old friends and meeting […]

Slow down…with all the speed bumps!

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Blog Article | No Comments

Speed bumps, speed humps, speed pillows, speed tables…whatever name they go by, they’re popping up all over Chicago! As a resident of a healthy Chicago neighborhood, it’s easy to see how their use has become, to say the least, rampant. Before I discuss my observations on this topic, I want to offer a few notes […]

Design Guidelines Cliffnotes

Posted by on Jan 20, 2012 in Blog Article | No Comments

The March 2011 issue of Zoning Practice (American Planning Association) was authored by HLA Senior Associate Doug Hammel, and describes some key considerations in drafting effective design guidelines or form-based regulations.

Gas Stations: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 in Blog Article | No Comments

Gas stations are everywhere. They are as critical a component of infrastructure as schools, parks, and sewer treatment facilities, and their design – signage, lighting, site access, etc. – has a profound impact on the character of our most visbile corridors.