Cities are where people come together, right? Just look at Millennium Park.
The eminent author and sociologist Richard Sennett has a different, perhaps darker, view. He’ll share it at the Graham Foundation on Dec. 2 in a talk titled “Edges: How People Are Separated in Cities and What Can Be Done About It.”
Sennett, who grew up in Chicago’s Cabrini-Green public housing project, was profiled at great length in The Guardian in 2001. His provocative books include “The Uses of Disorder” and “The Fall of Public Man.”
His talk is at 6:30 p.m. The Graham Foundation is at 4 W. Burton Place, Chicago.
via Cityscapes: Richard Sennett on how cities separate people.