99% Invisible

A hard-to-impress friend posted about this blog the other day, so I knew it was had to be impressive.   Irregularly updated, but pretty fascinating.  I’ll have to check in on this one in the future.

The Walled City gained a reputation as a sort of den of iniquity—there were high levels of prostitution, gambling, mafia activity, and rampant unlicensed dentistry.

But an order did emerge.  There was an informal kindergarten.  A resident’s organization settled disputes.  And there was lots of industry.

You could even receive mail in the Walled City.

via 99% Invisible.

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