In Radical Suburbs, author Amanda Kolson Hurley argues that the failures and achievements of suburban life offer a roadmap to future sustainable and equitable housing.
Demolition and construction following World War II radically altered the landscape of the United States, and one machine in particular allowed for such a dramatic overhaul.
Currently on view at the Museum of Chinese in America, SubUrbanisms: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape, is a fascinating look at the evolution of the American suburbs beyond the archetype of the Anglo-Saxon, nuclear, single family and binary notions of home.
Julian Kreimer is a “painter’s painter.”
No, I take that back. He’s a “photographer’s painter.”
In the film Over the Edge (1979), the worst fears of a suburban planned community come true when the teenage residents of the fictional town of New Granada attack a town meeting being held to discuss just exactly what went wrong with the violent, angst-filled youth of their town.