The Awl

September 8, 2015, 11am PDT
Plans to transform 60,000 square feet of dormant space under New York's Delancey Street into a park could be ready to reemerge into the public discussion.
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April 25, 2014, 5am PDT
To some people (or maybe just this one person), the N Train in the New York City subway system in a perfectly acceptable place to shuck some oysters.
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December 12, 2012, 2pm PST
Anthony Paletta reviews the recent glut of art volumes devoted to communist architecture in the former Eastern bloc, and includes stunning photos of "sublime sci-fi" Soviet architecture largely unseen in the West.
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November 27, 2011, 11am PST
Diana Balmori of Balmori Associates recently completed her work on a nine-mile long linear park along an old railroad line in Connecticut. The Awl presents an excerpt of her 2010 book <em>A Landscape Manifesto.</em>
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August 16, 2011, 7am PDT
Neighborhood naming is fraught with confusion, misunderstandings and downright deception. Take Los Angeles, for example.
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July 10, 2011, 7am PDT
Utopian developments often fail. This post from <em>The Awl</em> ranks the best and most desirable of the failed utopias throughout history.
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