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A Fourth Urbanism, Part 6: Limitations on Urbanism

Frank Gruber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Gruber

Bad schools and even the perception of disorder drive people from the city more effectively than bad urban form, and keeping people in the city is more important than the form the city takes.

Searching for a Fourth Urbanism, Part 5: Cityism and Parking

Frank Gruber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Frank Gruber

Cityism is differentiated by a commitment to join high density and intensity of uses with a congenial urban landscape, and this requires heroic efforts to deal with parking.

A Fourth Urbanism, Part 4: More on the "Why" of Cityism

Frank Gruber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Frank Gruber

Because the rebuilding of cities is so important, the effort to do so, if that effort is based on recognizable principles, deserves recognition as something special.

In Search of a Fourth Urbanism Part 3; Wherein I Name One

Frank Gruber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Frank Gruber

I wrote about three places where I have seen Cityism occurring -- Vancouver, Barcelona, and my own city of Santa Monica -- but there are many other cities where Cityism is taking place.