Monthly Archives: August 2015

F. Gary Gray Q&A: The Hard Life Lessons That Led To ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Originally posted on Deadline:
EXCLUSIVE: Studio execs who thought of F. Gary Gray as a go-to guy for taut thrillers like The Italian Job, The Negotiator, Law Abiding Citizen and Be Cool already are reassessing as Straight Outta Compton opens tomorrow…

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The Roots of New Urbanism: John Nolen’s Garden City Vision for Florida

by Bruce Stephenson The New Urbanism has invigorated city planning by invoking the tradition of American civic design to solve the conundrum of suburban sprawl. This “Florida-grown movement” originated with Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk’s plan for Seaside; a plan, … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Creative Class

This audio documentary examines Urban Rethink, a coworking/cultural hub in Orlando Florida. The documentary was created as the final project in HIS 347: The History of Urban America. The student researcher conducted interviews to understand Urban Rethink’s impact in light … Continue reading

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RTC Archive: Sports and the City

This was Julian Chambliss’ introduction to the March 2015 Rethinking the City (RTC) monthly meeting. “I’m a sportsman.” – Lucky Luciano What does Salvatore Lucania, Lucky to his friends (and enemies), have to do with our concerns this month? You … Continue reading

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