Climate controlled public places where the elderly, cost-conscious and indigent are welcome to spend a few hours are hard to find. Tensions have erupted at McDonald’s restaurants in NYC between customers seeking a refuge and business interests.
Jan 28, 2014 The New York Times
In the 1980s and 90s, a pair of accomplished architecture firms were asked to design restaurants for the world's most famous, and formulaic, fast food chain. See what happened when the avant garde rethought the golden arches.
Aug 4, 2013 Smithsonian
The retail chains have each announced expansion plans for next year, even as many businesses are closing stores.
Nov 21, 2011 Retail Traffic Magazine
Kunstler and Duncan Crary debate the merits and drawbacks (mostly drawbacks) of two McDonald's restaurants being proposed for Saratoga Springs and Troy, New York (their respective hometowns).
May 20, 2011 KunstlerCast