Posts Tagged 'american dream'

The Rise and Fall of Suburbia

By pure chance, I came across two films that show the rise and fall of the suburban American Dream. The first of the two, The City (1939), is propaganda-like. It sells the idea of the suburban city, what it calls “a new kind of city”. Around that time, when cities were industrial, dirty, overcrowded, and […]

The American Dream isn’t gone, it’s just different – Urban Dispatch At New York’s

The American Dream isn’t gone, it’s just different – Urban Dispatch

At New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream proposes five solutions to the disconnect between the housing Americans need and the housing America offers.
At 2,500 square feet, The Museum of Modern Art’s Robert and Joyce Menschel Gallery, site of […]