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Chuck Wolfe
Works at Charles R. Wolfe, Attorney at Law; University of Washington
Attended University of Oregon School of Law
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"Seeing the Better City: An Overview"--summary of my new book project on its new webpage #urbanism #cities

As ongoing urban processes visibly alter neighborhoods, downtowns and the places between, city dwellers need a practical toolkit to better see, understand and influence the evolution of their cities. In Seeing the Better City (forthcoming from Island…
As ongoing urban processes visibly alter neighborhoods, downtowns and the places between, city dwellers need a practical toolkit to better see, understand and influence the evolution of their citie…
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Questions and answers about accessing cities and neighborhoods once spoke the language of exit ramps, street widening and parking adequacy. Now, different
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I saw a ghost, of a missing building from a boyhood memory -- something that Amazon might have retrofitted, today, if it were still there for the taking....
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Open a book, read only, say, page 77, and the prose may please the mind or heart, but the richness of the story may suffer. Why? Because the plot is still
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We carry with us the ability to mine pride from place, even in places that are, perhaps, least expected to shine....
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My latest, +The Huffington Post version
While Cassis is known as a fishing village turned touristic haven (and a departure point for dramatic rock faces above the Mediterranean and remarkable inlets along coast, a short distance from Marseille), this essay is hardly a travelogue....
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Nice to see the myurbanist piece on access in ‪#‎seattle‬ featured in The Huffington Post‪ 
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Today's urbanist may also see a future gondola station, a walkable destination, or the potential for sustaining natural pockets amid the built environment.  But what compels such vision? I'll take a leap of faith here, in order to put a modern g...
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I saw a ghost, of a missing building from a boyhood memory -- something that Amazon might have retrofitted, today, if it were still there for the taking....
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Open a book, read only, say, page 77, and the prose may please the mind or heart, but the richness of the story may suffer. Why? Because the plot is still unclear. Reading the city is no different. In urban venues, we should first take in each view, with sensation, but not draw any immediate conclusion.
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A memorable aspect of my professional residence in Glasgow are the ascertainable contexts of streets from different eras. Dramatic contrasts emerge in a walk west from the remains of the historic, medieval High Street, across the pedestrian shopping promenades of Buchanan and Sauchiehall Streets.
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The latest in the place-decoding series
Fifth in an illustrated series about place-decoding from the South of France. What do the politics of urban housing have to do with a seasonal caravan
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Lawyer, Writer, Affiliate Faculty
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  • Charles R. Wolfe, Attorney at Law; University of Washington
    Lawyer, Writer, Affiliate Faculty, present
  • Foster Pepper, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, Robinson & Cole
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Seattle
Previously
Hartford - Eugene - Washington, DC - Ithaca - Palo Alto - Ljubljana - Milan - Copenhagen
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Lawyer, writer, urbanist with a global vent
Education
  • University of Oregon School of Law
    Law, 1981 - 1984
  • Cornell University
    City and Regional Planning, 1980 - 1981
  • University of Washington
    History, 1974 - 1978
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