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Posts in category “Favored Quarter”

Classical Architecture Makes Vibrant Streets—Not Nostalgic Disneylands

In Boston and beyond, well-designed neighborhoods help residents feel at home.

Posted June 21st, 2019

Downtown Los Angeles Is Coming Home—to the New Elite

The last frontier of Southern California is in the former Skid Row.

Posted March 22nd, 2019

Did the Golden Age of Department Stores Bring Us Together?

Mass-market retailers were always in tension with local, neighborhood shops.

Posted December 21st, 2018

How Employers Impose Their Own Growth Boundaries

The ‘Favored Quarters’ of Southern California have shifted over the years, but remain central to the region’s development.

Posted February 17th, 2017