Blocks

A project by French artist Armelle Caron looks at what happens when you take the patterns of blocks that make up a city's form and organize and stack them sideways. Robert Krulwich investigates what such an exercise reveals about a city.
Sep 15, 2012   NPR
In this video, neighborhood activist Jason Roberts talks about becoming involved in his community, and a neighborhood-led project called Better Block that focuses on making small segments of town more vibrant.
Feb 2, 2011   You + Dallas
Reviving a city like Detroit requires small steps, writes Roberta Brandes Gratz, who looks at block-level projects in the city.
Dec 28, 2010   Citiwire
<em>Greater Greater Washington</em>'s Daniel Nairn wanted a planning-related poster for his wall. So he created one (admittedly nerdy) poster comparing the various grids of American cities.
Jun 3, 2010   Greater Greater Washington