16 January 2013

Franklin Avenue 2013 today

After being removed from the neighborhood over the last year and a half - this internet piece covers the state of vacancy, gentrification, and the changes that incur as a result on Franklin Avenue.


14 August 2011

On Contagion

Visiting Pittsburgh last month displayed to me plenty of vacant buildings readied to be placed back into the urban fabric. Richey Pilparinen's article The Emotional Landscape of Vacancy describes the psychological effects of the ruined landscape and its associations within the city.

24 July 2011

Detroit Lives

This is a great doc on how Detroit is reinventing itself.