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LISTEN: Building the Buszy

In the early 2000s Milton Keynes had a problem with Skateboarders, who were drawn to skate the concrete and granite features of the city.  Rather than shutting-down skateboarding throughout the city, MK Council worked with the skateboard community to find a solution.  Their first output was the world’s […]

Guy Ortolano History Festival Speaker

LISTEN: Building Milton Keynes

Guy Ortolano teaches urban history at New York University.  His recent book, Thatcher’s Progress: From Social Democracy to Market Liberalism through an English New Town (Cambridge, 2019), is the first to draw from the remarkable collection of materials related to the building of Milton Keynes at the Buckinghamshire Archives.  Guy […]