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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.

Posted July 5th, 2019

What Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market Teaches Us About Urban Planning

Cities need to be open social spaces, more ecosystems than cold machines.

Posted January 4th, 2019

Trader Joe’s: Good Food and Good Urbanism

It’s a good example of how retailers might have made America better had they thought more about design and customer service.

Posted October 24th, 2018

The Lost World of the Middlebrow Tastemaker

Working alongside Frank Lloyd Wright, journalist Elizabeth Gordon made home design accessible to the average American.

Posted June 8th, 2018