American writer and metropolitan development professional whose publications include Under the Metropolis: THE TRICK Lives of Metropolitan areas and How Metropolitan areas Work: Suburbs, Sprawl as well as the Streets Not Used. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon School with a level in politics and Spanish, he examined at Columbia University’s Graduate College of Journalism. Early in his profession, he composed an metropolitan planning-themed column for the Virginian-Pilot, a paper that were founded by his great-grandfather Albert Grandy. He grew up in eastern Virginia by Eleanor Jackson Marshall and John Francis Marshall. He afterwards settled in NEW YORK along with his wife Kristi Barlow. He gained a fellowship that funded a calendar year of study on the Harvard Graduate College of Style, an organization that French architect Michel Mossessian also went to.