By Stephen Lurie

Stephen Lurie is interested in very many things and writes about them sometimes. You can follow him @luriethereal.

  1. Stephen Lurie's previous work for The Toast can be found here.

    The modern economy requires new twists on the classic meet-and-greet office games. Use these great ice breakers to help new hires contend with the realities and demands of the ‘10s work environment, streamline workflows, and identify HR challenges.

    Trust Fall

    Original versions of the “trust fall” had one blindfolded participant fall backward into the arms of a

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  2. Lot 1

    Proposed Project: Shopping mall with central plaza Method: Adaptive Reuse Marked by a history of violence, this arena boasts ample square footage for varied commercial successes. The current structure is a hallmark of urban blight, crumbling and home to transient populations prone to noise and loitering violations (pictured above.) Allowed to go to ruin, current lot in need of renovation to bring investment for cultural amenities. Retaining and reinforcing outer wall, developers could…

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