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This weeks #urbanist goodreads go block by block

What makes cities great? Did the size of city blocks spring to the forefront of your mind? Probably not, and that’s a shame because blocks are, um, the building blocks of great places. The length of a city block is one of the most important factors of a walkable... read more


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