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It’s a Wonderful Subdivision

Tonight the classic Capra film “It’s a Wonderful Life” is airing on network television, as good an occasion as any to re-publish here my reflections on the film. My take, in brief: George Bailey ruins the town he seems to ...

Notes from the Congress for the New Urbanism

DENVER, COLORADO. It seems like only yesterday that the New Urbanism was really new. But this weekend, with its annual meeting here in Denver, the Congress for the New Urbanism turned seventeen. Its founding texts are almost as old. Andres ...