This Week: David Owen and the Architecture of Community

Book talks, lectures and holiday parties dominate the calendar this week. If nothing else, don’t miss Tuesday’s chance to hear David Owen explain how congestion pricing is bad.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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