Facebook Urbanist Resources

Roy’s early 2018 list of high-quality resources for revisioning Oxnard’s downtown – or downtowns everywhere.

Small Developer/Builders
https://www.facebook.com/groups/smalldevelopersandbuilders

I especially recommend the Small Developer/Builders Facebook page. Oxnard has strong potential for missing middle housing in the R-2 areas surrounding the CBD. Only problem being City of Oxnard parking requirements/restrictions.

R John Anderson
https://www.facebook.com/rjohn.anderson

The Shoupistas
https://www.facebook.com/groups/70015940360
https://www.shoupdogg.com

Parking is a huge urban design and civic space issue. Oxnard parking requirements/restrictions continue to make downtown housing impossible…

Urban Retail Institute
https://www.facebook.com/UrbanRetailInstitute
http://www.urbanretailinstitute.com

Retail Apocalypse? Read about it here. How are we repurposing dying retail malls and other spaces into housing and other spaces that contribute to our cities.

Missing Middle Housing
https://www.facebook.com/OpticosDesign
http://missingmiddlehousing.com

Today it’s all about how to make/remake Missing Middle housing…when parking requirements/restrictions allow. Oxnard has tremendous potential for missing middle housing – if only Oxnard planning could help us move in that direction.

Strong Towns
https://www.facebook.com/strongtowns
https://www.strongtowns.org

Léon Krier
https://www.facebook.com/L%C3%A9on-Krier-116039081754709

PUBLIC SQUARE: A CNU Journal
https://www.cnu.org/publicsquare

Project for Public Spaces
https://www.facebook.com/projectforpublicspaces

Civic By Design
https://www.facebook.com/Civic-By-Design-167509023308085

CityLab
https://www.facebook.com/thisiscitylab
https://www.citylab.com