Bruce Stephenson is director of the department of Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism at Rollins College and author of John Nolen: Landscape Architect and City Planner. His blog is http://livingnewurbanism.blogspot.com/
The early 20th Century urban planning giant was right about St. Petersburg—and he inspired the New Urbanism.
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