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Zoning for relevance

Why are American cities, suburbs, and towns so distinct? Compared to European cities, those in the United States are characterized by lower densities and greater distances; neat, geometric layouts; an abundance of green space; a greater level of social segregation reflected in space; and—perhaps most noticeably—a greater share of individual, single-family detached housing. 134 more words

Institutions

Lots of news on exploring Chicago’s sidewalk ballet!

It’s crazy to think it’s been three months since I last posted here, but I’m delighted to say that I have some new things to show for the effort. 165 more words

Chicago

These Are the Most Godless Cities in America

At the end of the age, according to Matthew, the angels will come and separate the wicked from the righteous. Well, they should have an easy time of it: The wicked are, roughly speaking, already somewhere north of St. 209 more words

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