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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

"Jersey City has geography going for it."

Justin Woods has an interesting albeit brief interview with Bloustin School Dean James Hughes. Another choice quote:

"there is more office space in Jersey City then there is in downtown Pittsburgh Penn."

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Friday, February 09, 2007

Preservation, Skyscrapers and You

John Lumea gets down and dirty with preservation proposals, conservation, architecture and the future of urbanism in his essay NIMBYopolis. Few essays can sharply criticize pervasive contemporary views on architecture, conservation and zoning while coherently comparing a rural town in Kentucky with the Lower East Side and all the while citing Jane Jacobs and referencing Greek Goddesses. If you read just one academic architectural blog entry today, make this the one.

Via Curbed


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