Monthly Archives: August 2008

Three Layers of Housing Development in East New York Expose Society’s Priorities

The neighborhood of East New York, Brooklyn, offers an interesting window into the changing values of American society over the 20th and early 21st centuries, as expressed through architecture. The different types of buildings that exist there trace the neighborhood … Continue reading

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Amtrak Update I

Still no word from Amtrak on whether we’ll get sleeper compartments to Chicago on October 10 & 11. Don’t worry. I know you’re all on pins and needles wondering what will happen. I’ll keep you updated every single step of … Continue reading

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