The AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community (HCD) tracks housing issues and develops relationships with industry stakeholders to encourage and promote safe, attractive, accessible, and affordable housing for all Americans.
In 2017 my book Baltimore, Reinventing the American Legacy City. was published. It occurs to me that I lived in industrial legacy cities all my life (even including my short stint in London). This article is an autobiographical account of the various transformations of the small German city in which I lived from first grade to the Abitur (highschool degree) with current day updates.