Charles Wolfe

Charles Wolfe is a prolific writer about urbanism and an attorney focused on land use and environmental law. He is author of Urbanism Without Effort and Seeing the Better City, both published by Island Press.

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Overselling utopia? The urbanist’s dilemma

Do we risk overselling smart growth, placemaking or other urbanist concepts today, without taking heed of social and market realities?
CHARLES WOLFEOCT. 15, 2018

Walkable is good, 'sit-able' is better

Complementing the "walkable" with a more purposeful focus on places where people feel comfortable sitting would lead to a more holistic and enhanced understanding of place.

CHARLES WOLFEOCT. 22, 2013