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An urbanist travels to London

What urbanist/transit/maps/architecture/local history-related attractions should I hit up in London? [more inside]
posted by andrewesque on Dec 11, 2011 - 20 answers

Forgotten Neighborhoods?

What are some famous (or infamous) neighborhoods that no longer exist? [more inside]
posted by empath on Nov 17, 2010 - 74 answers

What's the opposite of a "mommy blog"?

Help this special snowflake find some witty, urbane blogs? [more inside]
posted by oinopaponton on Mar 30, 2010 - 20 answers

Urban incorporation by way of a bridge?

What cities have incorporated other cities by means of a bridge? [more inside]
posted by viewofdelft on Jan 24, 2010 - 39 answers

Organizing Cities

I'm reading a book about the London Underground that cites Paris as a radial city and New York as a grid city while claiming that London is unclassifiable. I'd never thought much about alternates to the grid system.

My question is, can anyone point to alternate schemes for organizing cities? Or know of/live in particular cities that exemplify one scheme or another?
posted by jeffhoward on Mar 12, 2004 - 41 answers

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