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Welcome - my name is Kevin Klinkenberg, and this site "The Messy City" is my blog and company website. I started blogging on urban planning and design issues in 2007, and began working in the field in 1993. Please feel free to connect with me on any of the social media sites listed here. Thanks for reading.

The Pitch features Kansas City's 180 Design Studio, Kevin Klinkenberg; highlights new urbanism design of downtown Blue Springs

Suburban sprawl slowing to a crawl: Could your suburb fall victim to the housing bust?

A Daily Dose of Architecture mentions Kansas City's own New Urbanism Blog, adds 180 to blogroll