I discovered some great Lambretta signage over on ebay, all of which would look wonderful on the wall of your garage, workshop, or even living room, depending on how accommodating your other half is to your Lambretta obsession. 100 more words
I had to reblog this because it has everything to do with the current dissertation chapter I'm writing on abandoned publics! I'm very excited about Cegarra's project. In addition to the NYT article below, you can find the images here. The main problem I have with this article, following a discussion I had with my friend Abby Seeskin, is that it makes no mention of how these squatters feel about being relocated by the state. It takes for granted that this relocation is an inherent good. I'm not trying to overlook the fact that the people living in the Tower of David had no running water, but I'm thinking, for example, of the way such relocation is portrayed in Beasts of the Southern Wild as devaluing and destructive of the life that takes place in impoverished spaces.