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History of Zoning in the US — Euclid vs Ambler 1926

Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co., 272 U.S. 365 (1926), more commonly Euclid v. Ambler, was a United States Supreme Court landmark case argued in 1926. It was the first significant case regarding the relatively new practice of zoning. The Supreme Court’s...

Anti-Zoning Project: The Jute Mill of Kolkata

  From 1874 to 2006, the Surah Jute Mill was part of the sprawling network of jute production in Kolkata. Since then, it has been sitting vacant in an otherwise centric and lively neighborhood. With land being in high demand and low supply in the city, we view...