Sex And The Cities

Is zoning being used to gradually purify New York City and other big cities?

"Under Michael Bloomberg, alas, my erstwhile home continues its gradual transmogrification into a theme park parody of itself: ManhattanLand, an island of smokeless, sterile cafes where Times Square is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Disney corporation... While the news focuses on the neopuritanism of those who see unhealthy living as the cardinal sin, New York's transformation began with a dose of the more old fashioned sort: zoning regulations..."

Thanks to Reason Express

Full Story: Sex and the Cities

Comments

Build Your Own Paper Block City

Urban Fold is an all-inclusive kit that allows anyone to build the city of their dreams with a few simple folds.
$24.95
building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
$25
City Plate table setting

New Arrival! City Plates

City downtown cores printed on gorgeous decorative collectible porcelain plates.
$50.00

NEW! Get the "Green Bible"

Understand the complexities of planning at the local level while preparing for the AICP* exam. Find out why this edition is included in the APA's recommended reading list.
$105