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The Forgotten Treasure In These American Lands

Will the arid West’s farms and settlements thrive for another century? Not if we don't take seriously John Wesley Powell's ideas.
Gracy Olmstead November 8, 2019

Classical Architecture Makes Vibrant Streets—Not Nostalgic Disneylands

In Boston and beyond, well-designed neighborhoods help residents feel at home.
Matthew Robare June 21, 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

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

The Metaphysical Nature of Our City Temples and Tombs

They are massive, immovable, as though the spirit contained in them has been fixed forever to the ground.
Roger Scruton April 12, 2019

Toledo Wants Local Control to Save Lake Erie

The feds did nothing to fix the toxic algae bloom so the city gave the water its own rights.
Daniel McGraw February 28, 2019