Podcast: Arbitrary Lines, The Case Against Zoning with Nolan Gray, UCLA Lewis Center

Posted on June 10, 2022



Nolan Gray
UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies
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What do we want city planning to do? Nolan Gray, author and researcher at the UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, joined the podcast to talk about his new book, Arbitrary Lines: How Zoning Broke the American City and How to Fix It. Nolan provides an in-depth history of zoning including the impacts and ways zoning has distorted American cities. He shared ways that cities can reform zoning and what a city without zoning might look like. He also discussed what the future of planning profession would be without zoning.

Host: Ben Kittelson

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