Sean Bender

Urban Mechanic

Sean Bender

Strategist in higher ed, organizational and community development. Explorer and enthusiast of all things urban! Digital photography, design and mixology geek!

My Recent Activity

Imagine: What If The Massillon-Canton Lincoln Highway Corridor Were Transformed Into An Urban Boulevard?

I responded to Sean Bender: Community Visioning Challenge - Restoring/Re-imagining Lincoln Way Posted by Sean Bender on...

Sean Bender

...why not bring folks from all three communities (Massillon, Perry Township and Canton) to put some attention and effort in to completing the work that was clearly never planned nor finished. Let's put in side-walks, line... Continue reading

Imagine: What If The Massillon-Canton Lincoln Highway Corridor Were Transformed Into An Urban Boulevard?

I responded to Sean Bender: As a reference/resource for anyone that may be interested, here is the link to the Institute of...

Sean Bender

...why not bring folks from all three communities (Massillon, Perry Township and Canton) to put some attention and effort in to completing the work that was clearly never planned nor finished. Let's put in side-walks, line... Continue reading

Imagine: What If The Massillon-Canton Lincoln Highway Corridor Were Transformed Into An Urban Boulevard?

I responded to Jason Segedy: Jason, thank you for the very detailed, and informative response here. I don't know if there was...

Jason Segedy

I would suggest bringing in the following people: Dan Moeglin, City of Canton, Traffic Engineer (and his counterpart from Massillon, whom I haven't had the pleasure of meeting) Keith Bennett, Stark County Engineer ... Continue reading

Imagine: What If The Massillon-Canton Lincoln Highway Corridor Were Transformed Into An Urban Boulevard?

I responded to Jill Miller Zimon: Jill, I actually live/work in Boston myself and am very familiar with Route 1, at least North of...

Jill Miller Zimon

Sean - that is NICE. I would love those kinds of visualizations for all kinds of developments. What a great tool. You don't happen to have any narrative that goes with that particular visualization in San Jose do you? Just... Continue reading

Imagine: What If The Massillon-Canton Lincoln Highway Corridor Were Transformed Into An Urban Boulevard?

I responded to Sean Bender: This visualization, developed by Urban-Advantage for a desolate and decrepit motorway, similar to...

Sean Bender

...why not bring folks from all three communities (Massillon, Perry Township and Canton) to put some attention and effort in to completing the work that was clearly never planned nor finished. Let's put in side-walks, line... Continue reading

Imagine: What If The Massillon-Canton Lincoln...

Lined with vacant, under-utilized, and poorly-aged auto-strip development, the Old Lincoln Highway, aka Lincoln Way or Tuscawarus Ave, in the Massillon-Canton area is Stark County's defacto Main Street. The corridor often...

Urban Planning & Collaborative Development

I responded to Urban Planning & Collaborative Development: In James Howard Kunstler's view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the...

Urban Planning & Collaborative Development

I responded to Urban Planning & Collaborative Development: In James Howard Kunstler's view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the...