Saturday, July 13, 2024

Pavementalities: Bentonville & Rogers, Arkansas

We visited Bentonville and Rogers, Arkansas. One star out of five (⭑). No notes.

The early surveyors of Bentonville and Rogers seem to have screwed up, as evidenced by the crooked lines that don’t correspond to a particular baseline or meridian, while the modern planners screwed up by allowing… *gesturing Italianly* this.

This article is part of a series of reviews on cities. Follow along with Handbuilt to stay up to date.

Nat M. Zorach

Nat M. Zorach, AICP, MBA, is a city planner and energy professional based in Detroit, where he writes about infrastructure, sustainability, tech, and more. A native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, he attended Grinnell College in Iowa, the Kogod School of Business at American University, the POCACITO transatlantic program, the SISE program at the University of Illinois Chicago, and he is also a StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellow. He enjoys long walks through historic, disinvested Rust Belt neighborhoods at sunset. (Nat's views and opinions are his own and do not represent those of his employer).

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