Death Wish and Robert Moses

Architectural historian Keith Eggener draws a fascinating connection between the film Death Wish and architecture -- and also links the movie's main character with Robert Moses.

"Death Wish bears revisiting, for it sheds a light on architecture's peculiar connections to violence; it provides a parable of architecture pushed to its extremes."

Eggener writes of the film and Moses as sharing a desire to create order out of chaos, even if that means creating some additional and unintended turmoil.

Full Story: Lethal T-Square: Architecture, Violence, Renewal


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