About Will Seath

Will Seath is an architectural designer with McCrery Architects (www.mccreryarchitects.com), a firm specializing in Catholic Church architecture. He is a "Triple Domer," with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, a Master’s Degree in Architecture, and a Master’s Degree in Architectural Design and Urbanism from the University of Notre Dame. A native of Pittsburgh, he and his wife Annalee live on Capitol Hill.

This Is What We Do

A few years ago, Chrysler debuted a slick commercial called “Imported from Detroit,” featuring Eminem cruising past relics of the city’s past industrial and civic glory. The voice-over, backed by the thumping guitar riff of “Lose Yourself,” praises Detroit’s gritty resilience and the unexpected luxury of Chryslers rolling out of its factories. Eminem stops his car under the marquee of a theater. He strides down its aisle toward a robed choir, turning to the close-up camera on stage with the tagli … [Read more...]

Suburbia and the American Dream

 This article originally  appeared in Fare Forward’s third issue.“To put it bluntly, President Obama would like to abolish the suburbs… Moving to a suburb in pursuit of the American dream… looks to Obama and his [community] organizing mentors like selfishly refusing to share tax money with the urban poor.”So begins Spreading the Wealth by Stanley Kurtz, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Written before President Obama’s re-election, Kurtz’s book—whose prose r … [Read more...]