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The alternative to Fairfax – Saturday reading

The alternative to Fairfax – Saturday reading

Avoiding the Fairfax papers? Here's some interesting, useful, sometimes discombobulating, occasionally contrarian and at times amusing alternative reading, with an urbanist bent

Thursday links

Thursday links

Interesting, useful, sometimes provocative, sometimes contrarian, and occasionally amusing links for urbanists

Can artists do good work from the suburbs?

Can artists do good work from the suburbs?

Gentrification has made it harder for artists to live and work in the inner city. But it's not as critical a location for them as it once was; many - probably most - live in the suburbs or the country

A new high school for inner city Sydney – what can we learn?

A new high school for inner city Sydney – what can we learn?

The Member for the seat of Sydney is campaigning for a new high school in his electorate. Controversially, he's proposing giving local students access to selective Sydney High

Why did the inner city gentrify?

Why did the inner city gentrify?

Gentrification is one of the most significant changes to occur in Australian cities over the last 50 years. It wasn't caused by deliberate urban policy though but resulted from a complex set of deeper forces

Has spare infrastructure capacity in the inner city disappeared?

Has spare infrastructure capacity in the inner city disappeared?

The received wisdom is it costs much less to provide infrastructure for an inner suburban dwelling than for one in the outer suburbs. However, as I noted last time, we don’t know how big the difference is or even, for that matter, if it’s positive or negative – we simply lack reliable evidence. There are […]

Will cars destroy Preston Market?

Will cars destroy Preston Market?

Keeping the bustle and excitement of Preston Market depends on keeping adequate parking for car-based shoppers.