Urban Lifestyle

Millennials

What Next for Cities, After 'Peak Millennial'?

The question of whether the largest generation in U.S. history will maintain its lover affair with urban living is either the elephant in the room of the million dollar question.

January 25, 2017 - The New York Times

Sidewalk

A Call to Flâner, for Spatial Justice

The concept of the flâneur was created in the 19th century in response to the encroaching speed and efficiency of the Industrial Age. Can the flâneur now fashion a political response to the Age of the Automobile?

April 11, 2014 - Fast Forward Weekly

facades of victorian style residences in San Francisco

America's Apartment Shortage: 8 Million Units

The 2014 National Realtor's Survey asked consumers for preferences in housing and neighborhood types. Although preferences trended toward the suburban, the number of people who want to live in urban areas is under-supplied by multi-family housing.

April 8, 2014 - Shane Phillips

The Little Prince Meets the Big City

The Little Prince Meets the Big City

When considering city life, we often look to Jane Jacobs or William H. Whyte. But an exhibit commemorating the 70th anniversary of the children's classic “The Little Prince” at New York's Morgan Library surprises as a field guide for urban living.

March 3, 2014 - Hayley Richardson

Urbanity Reaches Oklahoma City

'The Brownstones' is the name of a new housing development in Oklahoma City, an example of how urbanity is becoming a lifestyle choice. The video is highly promotional, but is worth watching to see the 'brownstone style" development in its setting.

July 31, 2008 - The Oklahoman

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