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Posts in category “Monuments”

Meet the Austrian Who Invented Placemaking

Camillo Sitte was a champion of traditional European urbanism.

Posted May 11th, 2018

Philadelphia’s Boulevard of Broken Dreams

Benjamin Franklin Parkway was supposed to make Philly more like Paris. But it came of age with the automobile.

Posted November 3rd, 2017

Will Eisenhower Ever Have a Fitting Memorial?

The project’s leaders seemed resigned to mediocrity. Critics want a full reboot.

Posted March 8th, 2017