Citadels of the Elite

[T]here’s an iron law of 21st-century life: when something is desirable, the “one per cent” grabs it. The great cities … More

Protests in Taksim Square

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Do Cities Need Artists?

Richard Florida, head of the Creative Class Group and chief advocate of the hipster approach to urban renewal, now admits … More

The Rahmfather on a Bike

Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass, flying against all conventional urban planning wisdom, proposes making it harder to ride a bike … More


Keller Easterling examines a particularly opaque form of urbanism, the free trade zone. Definitions of the term vary a lot, … More