Tag Archives: Aristocracy

Stewardship at Downton

Steve Lawton sent to the Practice of New Urbanism list a few choice lines about recent scenes from Downton Abbey. He notes the care with which an aristocrat addresses the proposals of a developer, circa 1922 (I think), to build … Continue reading

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Aristocrification. Hilarious!

Here’s a totally over the top piece from The Onion. What a sendup!

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