Why Are So Many Fascist Monuments Still Standing In Italy? [The New Yorker] A shameful monument is like a tattoo of your ex – you don’t want it there anymore, but addressing the problem is almost like bestowing an importance on it that it doesn’t deserve.
Will Smart Cities Inevitably Promote Inequality? [Arch Daily] In the near future, the real have-nots are going to be late adopters of efficiency apps.
Crystal Heights: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Lost DC Development [Curbed DC] Glass walls and a marble courtyard? I can’t decide if it sounds louche and retro-futuristic, or like a Chevy Chase dentist’s office.
DC Slumlord Sells Off Buildings in Columbia Heights and Brookland [Bisnow] The per-unit price was pretty low because of, ahem, “deferred maintenance.”
Everything That’s About to Open at The Wharf [Urban Turf DC] Come for some Shake Shack, stay because “The Torch” pierside fire feature singed off your eyebrows and you’re too embarrassed to face your significant other.