Stories of the Week: Feb. 27

This week, our top stories range from a solution-oriented mindset for the current political climate, to why Buffalo has been named the nation’s best place for architecture junkies.

Margaux Caniato: The Spirit of Solutions
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My story this week comes in the spirit of looking for solutions to our current divided America, rather than dwelling on the negatives at hand. Mr. Berggruen serves up a brave new approach with a think tank he has personally funded. (via The Wall Street Journal, and academic PDF available here)

Melodie Mendez: The Nation’s Top Architecture Haven Is… Buffalo?
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No offense to Buffalo, NY, but who would have thought?! (via Travel+Leisure and Visit Buffalo website)

Lisa Jasper: Shrinking Heirloom + Secondhand Furniture Market
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A fascinating look at the furniture market, and seeing what this means for the industry moving forward (and where opportunity may lie). (via The Wall Street Journal)

William Oh: Uber Authority Evasion
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Coming not long after the Uber story on the ex-employee who shared her negative experience working at the company, the NYT published a story on a data program Uber used to evade law officials when they were launching in cities across the US. (via The New York Times)

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