I think the cause would be greatly advanced if our best writers and theorists would develop the germ of ideas Geoff started in his post regarding the Walgreens on National to replace to National Liquor Bar.
This “manifesto” could be a collaborative, on-line project over time, with people adding concepts and paragrahs as raw material for eventual development, as I think happened with Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence.
People in Milwaukee who have given voice to urban design concepts like Linda Keane could be invited to participate.
This could happen at a yahoo group or at a wiki web site that are very easy to handle, as easy as yahoo groups.
There is a coherent philosophy behind the actions of the MPA. It would be good for all if this were brought forth more clearly and with powerful prose.