11.11.11: tonight in Over-the-Rhine, featuring the band Over the Rhine.

Fading Ads of New York City: a just-released book by Frank Jump of the excellent Fading Ad Blog.

Re-imagining the Hoover Dam : this proposal by Yheu-Shen Chua won third place in the 2011 Skyscraper Competition, and all I can say is, “What the what?”

Florence Preview: vernacular typography in Florence.

Cities as Software: learning from DIY success in Newcastle, Australia.

Falling by the Wayside 2011: The 10 Most Endangered Roadside Places: courtesy of the Society for Commercial Archeology.

The Rise of the Megacity: “Jakarta, Lagos, and Sao Paolo, and other massive population centers are changing the way we think about cities.”