Mark Your Calendars

On September 6th, at some o'clock in the evening, it is very likely that you can view a film entitled "Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City." Here in Rochester, our local PBS station, WXXI, will carry the film at 10:00pm. I know - it's late. But it's worth it. To take a … Continue reading Mark Your Calendars

Let Us Build Us a City

Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Tower of Babel, 1563. We humans never seem to tire of imagining and constructing the next city, searching for an ideal home. For millennia we have conjured up cities of intent - urban places that we have designed to represent certain purposes. These intended cities fall into one of at least three … Continue reading Let Us Build Us a City