22 Jun '11, 1pm

5 provocative ways to think about cities & neighborhoods

5 provocative ways to think about cities & neighborhoods

“Southerners, especially those from the Crescent City, are often master story-tellers. Many of them will tell you that they can weave a more compelling tale when places and buildings in that tale have nifty names... ‘Dead Man’s Curve’ rather than 'highway 431, a couple miles out of town. ‘High Rustler’ instead of ‘the efficiency unit in Robert Orr’s house.’ ‘Printer’s Alley’ rather than ‘the alley between 3rd and 4th Avenues.’ Tara was by no means the first southern house to be named, nor the last . . . “Our study area contained place after nameless place with the beginnings of coolness. Sometimes, it was because of the people moving there, like the rag-tag band of artists opening a few galleries on a certain stretch of St. Claude. Other times, it was because of the physical configuration of the place, like the funky little double triangle where you can find Flora’s, Mimi’...

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