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Driving and Thinking on a Classic American Highway Strip

I was surprised to find not much has changed in our living patterns over the last 50 years.

Posted January 24th, 2018

A Traditional Christmas Needs a Real Downtown

Not feeling the spirit in the big box stories and strip malls? There’s a reason for that.

Posted December 8th, 2017

Why I Mourn the Death of the American Mall

These imperfect suburban places provided a place for casual interaction.

Posted April 18th, 2017

Does Small, Local Retail Matter?

When revitalized downtowns become dominated by chain stores, independent businesses struggle to compete.

Posted October 27th, 2016