Richard Peiser is the Michael D. Spear Professor of Real Estate Development at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Ann Forsyth is the Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Planning at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
"The essays in this volume offer a strong and clear-eyed view of the terminal in-betweenness of the recent new town, which has often fallen short of what we might want but still frequently has achievements worth attention . . . Some of the essays in this collection incline to the technocratic, of interest to specialists, but most are fascinating fascinating, especially for the great variety of new towns the world has birthed."-The American Conservative