The Center Cannot Hold

The future of cities

Aaron Mayer
7 min readMar 11, 2021


[Originally published on Substack — subscribe here!]

I’m typing these words from Maui.

Why am I living in Maui, you ask?

Of course, asking the question reveals its obvious answer: why not live in Maui?

It’s pretty hard to beat!

In the last decade, and particularly in the last year, we have witnessed a cultural…