TEDx Rochester

We're giving a talk for TEDx Rochester on November 4th. You can go to http://www.tedxrochester.org/ to learn more. We will be live-streamed around town, so why not take a look and see what's up? You can find the live-stream here: http://new.livestream.com/tedx/Rochester. The talks start at 10:00am. And stay tuned for any after-talk video that may pop … Continue reading TEDx Rochester

The Arc of Urban Change: Rochester in the 20th Century

It's impossible to begin to imagine a next Rochester, or any next city, without understanding its history. In particular, it is imperative to understand how this city got as screwed up as it is during the course of the 20th century. And I do mean screwed up. Oh, Rochester wasn't alone - the arc of change … Continue reading The Arc of Urban Change: Rochester in the 20th Century

The Next Chapter Begins

Rochester and its river, the Genesee. What better way to get to know a new home place than to imagine it as a case study for examining the next city? Here we are in our new neighborhood, and in between fresh paint, endless trips to the hardware store, and nearly daily (but very enjoyable) snow … Continue reading The Next Chapter Begins