• The Pruitt-Igoe Myth - An Urban History

    The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents who called it home.

    The Pruitt-Igoe Myth seeks to set the historical record straight. To...

  • The Experimental City

    The Experimental City

    In the 1960’s, as the cities collapsed and the suburbs sprawled, Athelstan Spilhaus had a vision: A futuristic city for 250,000 residents, engineered from scratch in the isolated woods of northern Minnesota, to solve the twin urban and environmental crises.

    The Minnesota Experimental City wou...