Monthly Archives: April 2012

New Urban Precincts V – Penn Quarter, Washington D.C.

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About a month ago, I hopped over to D.C. with a friend to witness a once a year event  – cherry blossom season. Incidentally, 2012 also marked the centennial of the Japanese Government’s gift of 3000 cherry trees to the … Continue reading

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New Urban Precincts IV – HafenCity, Hamburg

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Hamburg is a very old friend of mine.  I love the city and it’s probably the only other city in Europe I could see myself living in (besides London).  A large part of it is because it’s a port city, … Continue reading

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New Urban Precincts III – Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York

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Ok, clearly I’m taking a little creative liberty with the description “New.”   Williamsburg is hardly a “New Urban Precinct.”  It’s been gentrifying for some time now. In fact, it is often used as a textbook case of gentrification in … Continue reading

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