Ponder the paradox. The more we flee the grit of the city, the more we crave its talismans. We crave them so much we recreate them in the metropolis' own image—the urban villages, the revitalized town cores, the lofts. Yes, the lofts. And where they can't be molded out of existing clay to make sophisticate eyes go gaga, we cut them out of whole cloth. If you build them, the... More >>>