Gentrification—more wealthy people moving into lower-income communities—often faces opposition, sometimes for the wrong reasons. It is important to consider all benefits and costs when formulating urban development policies.
There’s very little that differentiates proposals by four distinguished planning and design firms to better connect my university to its immediate neighborhood and the wider city. Why is that, and does it have to be that way?
Friday Funny - Top Ten Cities That Need Statues from 80's Movies
While Philadelphia has a real-life statue of the famous underdog Rocky Balboa, an online campaign in Detroit wants a similar RoboCop statue put up. TIME Magazine has other must-have icons from the 80s era it thinks cities should adopt in stone.
From Ferris Bueller in Chicago to the Karate Kid in Los Angeles, statues inspired by iconic 1980's cinema could potentially reignite a civic arts project throughout the country the likes of which no one has ever seen!