All posts tagged “urban landscape

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Long live the neon

I like this article and photo essay in the Guardian talking about “Hong Kong’s fight to save its neon shimmer.” Neon lights have been a ubiquitous feature of the Hong Kong nightscape since about the middle of the 20th century. They were an outcropping of increasing… Read More

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The third Los Angeles

I just stumbled upon an interview with Christopher Hawthorne (architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times) talking about a “third Los Angeles.”  His argument is that the first Los Angeles ran from about 1880 to World War II, and was characterized by a form of… Read More