Wandering the urban centres of the world has for me a reinvigorated sense of significance.
Giving and getting directions is an unsung ritual of civic life, a measure of local knowledge and belonging. But what happens when your neighborhood, your city, seem to have lost their way?
In the coal country of Southeast Ohio, the past is a renewable resource, growing larger every year.
The Real Cost of Freeways
Photographic Place: Crossroads and Porch
ESTHETIC CRITERIA IN FREEWAY DESIGN
Tony Smith and the Suburban Sublime
A minimalist’s epiphany on the New Jersey Turnpike. What can we learn about suburbia from avant-garde art?
Grady Clay was a prodigious observer of American cities and landscapes, dedicated to cutting through the overlay of conventional ideas that so often crowds out original thinking.
Both Sides of Sunset
City of sprawl, city of neighborhoods. City of wealth and poverty, celebrity and anonymity. Los Angeles requires us to peer beneath the surface.