Metropolis Magazine - Metropolis Magazine April 2006

 

Kroloff’s Kudos

We’ve received a flurry of e-mails in response to Reed Kroloff’s article, Black Like Me. Below are excerpts from readers’ e-mails who cheer Kroloff’s commentary. Opposing viewpoints can be found here. ** Thank you, Mr. Kroloff, for your article. Growing up in New Orleans and Metairie I understand the feelings of the city and its various populace groups. When my…

Remembering the Philippe Starck of 1984

Starck's prodigious talent, outsized personality, and unparalleled ability to generate press revolutionized design.

His prodigious talent, outsize personality, and unparalleled ability to generate press revolutionized design.

Black Like Me

Living in New Orleans—post-Katrina—gives the author a new appreciation for exile and neglect.

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Like so many rapidly changing neighborhoods, Brooklyn’s Myrtle Avenue is not the same as it was 25 years ago, nor will it be the same next year. This January Thumb recorded the rhythms of its evolving streetlife. ** Click here to download a PDF of Thumb’s map of Myrtle Avenue.

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