Saturday, February 17, 2007

on shrinking cities

For those who have signed into the Washington Post (it's free but requires registration) there is a good read in today's edition about Urban Retreat, an exhibition in Detroit on Shrinking Cities. Surprisingly Pittsburgh does not seem to be one of the cities the exhibition focused on. But I learned a new word "blot" which seems to be an amalgam of 'blighted' and 'lot' referring to the parcel expansion and de-densification of Detroit.

More on the exhibition itself is at


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