Fred Bernstein has degrees in architecture (from Princeton University) and law (from NYU) and writes about both subjects. He lives in New York City and has two sons.
By performing "constituent services," senators and representatives short-circuit the democratic process, weakening separation of powers, equal protection, and other constitutional safeguardsPublished in The New York Times, September 9, 2012
It will be great for the city's economy, its infrastructure, and its reputationPublished in Design Observer, November 13, 2011
The Freedom Tower could become a true symbol of freedomPublished in The New York Times, April 24, 2005
A proposal for improving New York's streets.Published in The New York Daily News, November 4, 2003
Do my neighbors need to know which candidates I support?Published in The New York Times, October 4, 2000
Why owning a rental property made me uncomfortablePublished in The New York Times, November 27, 1999
Technology could let the tax code get even more complicated.Published in The Wall Street Journal, November 4, 1999