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Intro to urbanism, part nine: Valuing form over initial use

Buildings viewed from South Cove Park in Manhattan

As the calendar turns to February, it’s time to wind up my New Year’s “Intro to Urbanism”. Today’s part nine will visit the role of buildings in an urban setting. A week from now, part ten will offer a summing up. (For new readers, earlier parts […]

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You can’t go home again, part 7: A pair of sluggish downtowns

Klamath Falls residential building

With this post, I’ll conclude my urbanist observations from a recent trip to the Pacific Northwest. The previous post in the series is here.

During my drive from the North Bay to the Northwest, I took several breaks. And as I often do when traveling, I wandered around downtowns, camera […]