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New York ... is a city of geometric heights, a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a ...
Emigration, forced or chosen, across national frontiers or from village to metropolis, is the quintessential experience of our tim ...
--The man who has stood on the Acropolis,
And looked down over Attica; or he
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In an expanding universe, time is on the side of the outcast. Those who once inhabited the suburbs of human contempt find that wit ...
He hung out of the window a long while looking up and down the street. The world's second metropolis. In the brick houses and the ...
If Los Angeles has been called "the capital of crackpots" and "the metropolis of isms," the native Angeleno can not fairly attribu ...
[I]t forged ahead to become a full-fledged metropolis, with 143 faro games, 30 saloons, 4 banks, 27 produce stores, 3 express offi ...
The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York, London or Tokyo.
The Grid makes the history of architecture and all previous lessons of urbanism irrelevant. It forces Manhattan's builders to deve ...
Even beyond their deaths, the two novelists stand in contrariety. Tolstoy, the foremost heir to the traditions of the epic; Dostoe ...
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