Archive for August 2018

Endless Circles in Roundabout Hell

Endless Circles in Roundabout Hell
I recently returned from the roundabout capital of the US, Carmel, Indiana, a well-off suburb of Indianapolis that decided sometime back in the late 1990’s that its goal is not to  have a single stoplight in the town of approximately 95,000.  Every town has to have a goal, I guess. That  goal would never do for... Read more »

A Building Frozen in Time

A Building Frozen in Time
Land in any city, including Chicago and its suburbs, and travel up and down its streets, and if you didn’t know what city you were in, you can’t be blamed.  All the buildings look the same, corporate-cloned architecture that is replicated by the thousands so as to be instantly recognizable and instantly forgotten the moment... Read more »