Marina’s Dunes Project and the Magic of the Market

September 9, 2008

“It was a vast jumbled waste created by sub-human or pre-human monsters in a delirium of greed.” – Henry Miller’s first impression of American urban planning upon returning from his years in Paris

 

This generic big-box shopping center is the only part of the Dunes project to be built so far. The next phase calls for two hotels – one a high-end “boutique” hotel (100 rooms) and one of more average pretensions (400 rooms). The Marina City Council can’t wait. Read the rest of this entry »