Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine December 2011



Pied Piper Park Edmund Bacon, Philadelphia’s legendary city planner and the man for whom the Ed Bacon Foundation ( is named, also happens to be the father of actor Kevin Bacon. So let’s play Six Degrees of Edmund Bacon, to see how he was connected to some of the twentieth century’s biggest names in architecture and design: Bacon and Louis…

Inside Jobs

The leading Italian furniture companies engage in a little-known but highly lucrative sideline—acting as construction managers for high-end interiors.