Anthony Paletta

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Frank Lloyd Wright Loved to Hate New York

He needed the city more than he ever admitted.
Anthony Paletta October 18, 2019

The Surprising History of American College Dorms

Why did universities provide housing on campus in the first place?
Anthony Paletta August 23, 2019

At Least One Airport Terminal Is Worth Preserving—and Staying at Overnight

This New York City jet-age landmark has been saved with a creative hotel renovation.
Anthony Paletta July 5, 2019

When a World’s Fair Legacy Becomes Texas-Size Challenge

Fair Park was once a unique and thriving part of Dallas. Can New Urbanist ideas save it?
Anthony Paletta June 14, 2019

Why Baltimore Abandoned Johns Hopkins’ Humane Vision

A new account of the troubled city just outside the Beltway
Anthony Paletta May 17, 2019

Why Pittsburgh Is a Planner’s Dream and Nightmare

As in New York, Robert Moses snarled traffic.
Anthony Paletta November 23, 2018

The Lost World of the Middlebrow Tastemaker

Working alongside Frank Lloyd Wright, journalist Elizabeth Gordon made home design accessible to the average American.
Anthony Paletta June 8, 2018

Are These Four Walls Causing You Pleasure—or Pain?

Neuroscience is illuminating old truths about our buildings and ourselves.
Anthony Paletta January 25, 2018