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We Mortgaged Our Future With Overvalued Housing

The "Yes In My Backyard" movement aims to build more affordable homes.
Matthew Robare June 28, 2019

The Heartland’s Doughnuts of Despair

The inner suburbs of cities like Cleveland are dying as regional and state governments look the other way.
Daniel McGraw June 5, 2019

What It Actually Costs to Maintain An Older House

If Rust Belt cities stay too inexpensive, every homeowner suffers.
Jason Segedy January 18, 2019

The Fury of the Modernists

For almost a century, the architecture establishment has insisted on rigid ideology.
Roger Scruton December 13, 2018

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.
Theo Mackey Pollack November 9, 2018

Baby Boomers Aging In a Car-Dependent World

Don't blame planners or bureaucrats for not anticipating a walkable environment for older folks. Look in the mirror.
Jason Segedy September 14, 2018

When a House Was a Home

Defending 'bourgeois middle class' abodes as a good guide for stable family formation and domestic life.
Addison Del Mastro August 24, 2018

New Housing Can Spur Growth In Cities Left for Dead

For depopulated urban cores, jobs aren't the only issue.
Jason Segedy July 27, 2018

The Rust Belt Can Do Better Than ‘Managed Decline’

By creating value in older neighborhoods, Akron and other cities can attract new residents.
Jason Segedy July 20, 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
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