Monthly Archives: May 2005

A Backup Plan and a Thoughtful Conductor

I had a very important meeting this morning on East 41st Street in Midtown. I left my office on 125th Street and headed over to Lexington Avenue to catch the 4 or 5 subway down to Grand Central Terminal. When … Continue reading

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It’s Moving Time Again

After three years living across 110th Street (one year each in Sugar Hill, Morningside Heights and Harlem), I’m moving back downtown. Which neighborhood? you may be wondering. Stay tuned for more details. Once I get an Internet connection.

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When People Cared About Place

Union Terminal in Cincinnati stands sturdy behind a monumental approach: A long landscaped mall is bordered on the left and the right by paved lanes, each wide enough for two cars, that lead toward a circular pick-up and drop-off driveway. … Continue reading

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Dystopia-by-the-Sea

New Yorkers can barely get the federal government to pay for one third of a three-stop new subway line that would help people make more than 350,000 trips a day with low-pollution transportation that would encourage a tightly-packed, environmentally friendly … Continue reading

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