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The utopian visions rejected aspects of contemporary cities yet insisted on the need to imagine and strive for better urban futures. The hellish conditions of the time were often the spur to seek alternatives. Indeed, it was within those hellish conditions that they sought the seeds of better worlds. Even if one is highly critical of some of these visions,  one is surely struck by an obvious question: what happened to the utopian energy that they embodied earlier in the twentieth cen../More
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