I attended the American Planning Association’s national conference in Phoenix, AZ, on April 2-4. I flew in early, rented a car, and drove for two hours west into the desert, seeking a dark sky. And I found it. Read more
About Paul L. Knight
Inquiries in art, architecture, city planning, and astronomy. Learn more
- Notes on Zeiss 20x60S Stabilized Binoculars
- For three hours we followed the trail through the woods. The scene was typical of Northeast Georgia this time of year; a leafless canopy of trees was over our heads while we walked on a carpet of damp leaves. The sky was clear and the sun shone through with relative ease. We would occasionally hear […] Read more – ‘Notes on Zeiss 20x60S Stabilized Binoculars’.
- The Douglas C. Allen Institute for the Study of Cities
- For many of us, Doug Allen shaped the way we look at cities. He structured our thinking and showed us how to analyze one town from another. And he did so in a way that was enjoyable and kept us wanting more. It wasn’t just his breadth of knowledge that captivated us, his students and […] Read more – ‘The Douglas C. Allen Institute for the Study of Cities’.
- Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson
- In honor of T.J.’s 271st birthday on April 13th, I have compiled together some of the more interesting quotes and anecdotes I have encountered during my pursuit to understand this Sage of Monticello. Read more – ‘Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson’.