Built For A Purpose: Geographical Affordances and Crime

In Cabinet spring 2013, Geoff Manaugh investigates the relationship between geography and the crimes that geography affords. In the 1990s, Los Angeles held the dubious title of “bank robbery capital of the world.” At its height, the city’s bank crime rate hit the incredible frequency of one bank robbed every forty-five minutes of every working […] » about 300 words