Theo Mackey Pollack
Will Mapping Ancient Rome Save Western Urbanism—and Civilization?
Two volumes, over a thousand pages, and two thousand years later, this new Atlas is a signal achievement.
A Lost Monument to Industry—and Traditional Urbanism
The Singer Building was an early skyscraper that respected the skyline.
A NYC Tenement Legacy Persists, Despite Gentrification
Photographer Jacob Riis charted the perils of industrial urbanism, still seen in this corner of the Lower East Side.
Glory Days: Reviving Asbury Park, City on the Shore
After decades of decline, the wonderland of Springsteen's youth is at a hopeful crossroads.
How Renaissance Cities Built Upon Wisdom From the Ancient World
Contemporary planners have much to learn from past masters as well.