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The City (1939)

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 […]


4 principles for re-designing the suburbs for the future

Suburbs will continue to exist. People will still want to live in them, and therefore we must re-design them says Kasey Klimes.