Reading List

List Author

Keith Myers

Ohio State University

KAM Reading List


  • Online

    A Nation of Walls

    Places Journal

    An artist-activist catalogues the physical remnants and political legacies of “segregation walls,” unassuming bits of racist infrastructure that hide in plain sight in American neighborhoods.

  • Online

    Manchester: History of the Present

    Places Journal

    The city that was the global epicenter of the Industrial Revolution is now being remade by globalized post-industrial capital. This is one of the great spectacles of contemporary Britain.

  • Online

    “The Splendor of Our Public and Common Life”

    Places Journal

    Edward Bellamy’s utopian novels influenced a generation of urban planners and designers. They are worth reading today, as designers consider their political commitments.

  • Online

    A City Is Not a Computer

    Places Journal

    This seems an obvious truth, but we need to say it loud and clear. Urban intelligence is more than information processing.

  • Online

    The Multilevel Metropolis

    Places Journal

    Urban skyways have radically altered the form and spatial logic of cities around the world, from Minneapolis to Calgary to Hong Kong.

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