For Wednesday, read Childe, van de Mieroop
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Today: Conceptions of the city:

City Life: quickening, cosmopolitan entertainment,, Retail, esp luxury goods (end of that?), strangers
Downtown bv Petula Clark,
[http://www.gearchange.org/descriptions/Petula Clark Downtown.html]
[http://www2.uol.com.br/cante/lyrics/Petula_Clark_-_Downtown.htm]
Texier [http://www.brynmawr.edu/cities/archx/panos/grid.html]
Mdid:
SF

Public sphere:
Agora, Italian square
Symbolic, memory place for state, city
Meso, Parthenon
Administrative, govtl center, castle -> palace -> Capitol
Berlin,

Visible place: demonstrate standing w/I community
Fifth Ave.

Walled precinct
Med, Mycenean

Circular gradient, w/o wall
Burgess's Chicago, 1920s,
Amoeboid pseudopodia
"Doughnut of devastation"

Crossroads, entrepot: economic opportunity:
30,000 feet [http://www.brynmawr.edu/cities/courses/06-190/images/xrds148.jpg]

Palimpsests: [http://www.thewalters.org/archimedes/palimpsest8.html]
Back to Mdid:
Phila,
Muller city
Muller periphery