The Cities We Want

Part II: How urban design is making our cities more verdant, walkable, and sociable.

Part I of this essay asked what kinds of cities Americans want to live in. Part II investigates how urban design is making these ­­­­cities not only denser and more vibrant, but also more verdant, walkable, and sociable. Botharticles are adapted from Witold Rybczynski’s new book Makeshift Metropolis: Ideas About Cities.

Click here to read a slide-show essay on the cities we want.

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