Category: Cities

Summer in the City?

I’m from a small town.  My life began in Southern California suburbs and as I grew older, my family moved further and further from city life every chance we had, until we finally settled in the antithesis of a booming...

/ February 10, 2010

Urban Planning 101: Love and Study Actual Cities

This summer I interned at the field office of Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti. I spent the days taking calls from constituents, working to build support for a program that has reduced graffiti in the area by 82%...

/ October 11, 2009