Of course, cities themselves aren't dying -- quite the contrary.
Urban downtowns are being brought back to life by baseball stadiums and refurbished harbors and train-stations-become-gallerias.
Can we reconcile ourselves to it -- and to urban life in the era of what the architect Rem Koolhaas has called the generic city?
Times Square will turn 100 on April 8, at least if you count from the day when Mayor George Mc Clellan officially renamed the area immediately to the north of the splendid new limestone needle that housed the offices of The New York Times.
I had a chance to talk to Victoria recently and she gives us the low down on what she’s been up to and what more she expects to do in her career! Where did you grow up, what kind of girl were you growing up, family life, etc. I had a giant forehead and I’m the same height I am now since the 6 grade.