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Theo Mackey Pollack

Theo Mackey Pollack
Theo Mackey Pollack has a master’s degree in City & Regional Planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He is also a graduate of the Rutgers Law School in Newark. Mr. Pollack practices law in New Jersey, and is a consultant on urban-planning projects, including Hurricane Sandy recovery.
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Few artists have captured the essence of America’s industrial urbanism with the precision of Edward Hopper (1882-1967). His images depict an intricate landscape shaped by factories and railroads, and by the collision of traditional European forms with...
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Asbury Park postcard, sometime between 1930-1945. When I was a teenager, in the late 1990s, Asbury Park, New Jersey had fallen on hard times. The kinetic energy of the small shore city—Ferris...
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A voice from a distant past, the Roman Vitruvius offers many of the same assets to urban planners and cultural historians that he does to architects. His book offers a glimpse into the urban world of a decisive moment in classical antiquity—and into the mind of a man...
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Leon Battista Alberti’s work remains a guidebook for those who value the traditions of both classical and post-Renaissance European architecture. To read Alberti today is to discover an essential link in that long and living tradition... Like a signal...