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Blog post
March 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
Sprawl lowers real estate values in cheap, declining cities—but it may also have social costs that aren't as relevant elsewhere.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
March 7, 2016, 1pm PST
Misconceptions about New Urbanism persist.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
February 25, 2016, 2pm PST
A recent book on retrofitting sprawl contains numerous proposals to revise cul-de-sacs—all of which are interesting, even if politically infeasible.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
February 18, 2016, 7am PST
Summarizes Justice Scalia's most important Takings Clause decisions.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
January 25, 2016, 6am PST
You may not have a moral right to live in an expensive city—but does the government have a moral right to exclude you?
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
January 13, 2016, 1pm PST
The suburbs most likely to prosper are those with wealth and/or walkability.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
January 3, 2016, 1pm PST
African-American migration may reflect an attempt to escape poverty-related social ills rather than an attempt to escape gentrification.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
December 10, 2015, 10am PST
Describing a seminar on "Sprawl and the Law" at the University of Pittsburgh.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
December 1, 2015, 5am PST
Whether gentrification is common depends on how one defines it.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
November 9, 2015, 9am PST
Some presidential candidates favor sprawl, but a surprising number live in cities or inner-ring suburbs.
Michael Lewyn