Reading List

List Creator

Brian Brainerd

Savannah State University

Tiny House


  • Online

    Tent City, America

    Places Journal

    Tent cities are now so common that advocates are campaigning to make them semi-permanent settlements of micro-housing. But is this a genuine solution or a cheap fix?

  • Online

    Larimer and Orphan

    Places Journal

    Larimer Avenue at Orphan Street is not a postindustrial catastrophe. Just a corner that people have left alone for a long time.

  • Online

    Camp Code: How to Navigate a Refugee Settlement

    Places Journal

    What goes on inside a refugee camp? How is it organized? How does the temporary become permanent? A photo essay on a Palestinian camp in Lebanon.

  • Online

    Houston’s Quiet Revolution

    Places Journal

    A modern settlement house movement is brewing in Texas. Have organizers figured out the secret to reviving the immigrant dream?

  • Online

    The Occupation of 123 Delancey Street

    Places Journal

    How a band of “dirty little artists” liberated a vacant public building on the front lines of urban renewal, on the Lower East Side of New York City.

  • Online

    Notes Toward a History of Non-Planning

    Places Journal

    The argument about the strength of government and the freedom of the marketplace has been boiling for decades. It is more relevant than ever.

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