An Architecture Firm That Likes Its Urbanism ‘Messy’

By Allison Arieff
Published: November 21, 2011

Over a decade ago, Dwell published its first Modern Across America issue, devoted to discovering good design in unexpected places such as Milwaukee, Wisconsin or Louisville, Kentucky. Coastal snobs that we were (I was a founding editor of the San Francisco-based magazine and was its Editor in Chief from 2002-2006), we thought this would be impossible.

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How Cincinnati Defeated the Streetcar Haters … Again

By Kaid Benfield
Published: November 10, 2011

This time it’s real. Cincinnati voters have (again) defeated a misguided attempt to block the city’s new streetcar, which now will move forward and could be operational as early as 2013.

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