Detroit Urged to Tear Down 40,000 Buildings – NYTimes.com.
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Throughout the Sochi Olympics we’ve heard of one boondoggle or another, not to mention the $51b price tag. Here is a great story that takes us beyond the political turbulence surrounding the merits of public transit and to the real challenge, which is how to formulate the financing of a […]
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From Google via DesignBoom “You’ve just dumped a bin of LEGO bricks onto the floor with a satisfying crash, and you have the whole day ahead of you to build whatever you want. there’s something pretty amazing about being able to piece together your ideas with just a collection of […]
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$246/unit on average. “Jesse London and Clark Williams-Derry estimate, in Seattle at least, that seemingly cheap residential parking could be costing some renters as much as $246 a month.” How the Cost of Other People’s Parking Drives Up Your Rent – Emily Badger – The Atlantic Cities.
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For the Next Mayor, a To-Do List – NYTimes.com. A really good read here from the NYT. One of the things I found most interesting is the concept that the American Institute of Architects has floated about a deputy mayor for design: “The American Institute of Architects has floated the […]