A city’s plan is made by a number of special interests including politicians, businesses, real estate speculators, and some citizens. New York City has a rigid grid structure that forever defines its power, efficiency, and varying degrees of livability. Boston’s plan was less developed, has a baffling street pattern, and some of the most wonderful neighborhoods in America. Listen to this conversation with author Gerard Koeppel and understand the forces at work in city planning and see how the lessons apply to your town.
Guest: Gerard Koeppel
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