Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas is a writer living in Oakland, California. He was previously a senior editor at San Francisco magazine.

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Cities Don’t Have Souls. Why Do We Battle For Them?

What do we mean when we say that the “soul of the city” is under threat? Often, it’s really about politics, nostalgia, and the fear of community change.