In the 1980s, a pro football quarterback-turned-politician championed big ideas to revitalize America’s cities. It didn’t work.
A conversation with the trio of authors behind a new book about the Steel City’s mid-20th-century transformation.
The chain-link fences are finally down at Boston’s long-closed Government Services Center, thanks to some clever design updates.
As this 1958 Charles and Ray Eames film shows, Dulles was truly designed for modern air travel.
It’s now a fantasy-steeped hotel honoring the airport design of a bygone era, but the TWA Flight Center at New York’s JFK Airport was never quite real.
The late architect and planner had some very big ideas for Oklahoma City in the 1960s. But the final result wasn’t exactly what he had in mind.
Also: The history of New York City’s playgrounds, and can there be a “Fairbnb?”
Artist Kurt Treeby’s small tissue-box replicas of threatened and razed modern architecture mix cuteness with contemplation and mourning.
Brian Rose’s new book uses the deeply troubled New Jersey city as a window into how a developer-turned-president operates.
A roundup of reads for fans of Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, and other big names of the Bauhaus art and design movement.