St. Claire Condo Hosts Karaoke Open House: when the real estate market’s shaky, you’ve got to appreciate a good gimmick designed to move these Harlem units.
Los Angeles Mayor Announces Bold Housing Plan: 20,000 affordable homes in the city promised over the next five years.
British Railways Publicity: online archive of British Railways’ promotional materials and related ephemera.
Yuppies in Eden: how young urban professionals revived and reinvented NYC, turning it into their own personal playground.
Veolia Observatory of Urban Lifestyles: a wide-ranging global study of urban lifestyles, including life choices, lifestyle, and quality of life in cities worldwide; “51% of city dwellers associate the word ‘city’ with convenience, 26% associate it with stress.”
Gossip Girl Virtual Set Tour: speaking of urban life, here’s some yuppie porn straight from the UES.
Airport Signage: Photo Inspiration: just that.
What is the UES?
Under Extreme Stress or Upper East Side
If you’ve seen the show, you’d think it’s perhaps Under Effete Sanctimony. Anyway, it’s just some fun fluff.