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Cities Versus Suburbs

Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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Cities Versus Suburbs Some say cities and urban renewal are the future of America. That's where all the economic progress happens. And anyway the new, non-nuclear families of America don't want to live behind a white picket fence. But wait, are we sure about that? Others argue that suburbs may be changing, becoming more independent, but they are alive and well and growing. So which is it, cities or suburbs?

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Economy, Housing/Real Estate, Environment, Transportation

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Jennifer Bradley, Fellow at the Brookings Institute and co-author of The Metropolitan Revolution
Chris Briem, Regional Economist at the University Center for Social and Urban Research at the University of Pittsburgh
Joel Kotkin, Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University and author of The Next Hundred Million

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Events in Cleveland this Thursday- The Metropolitan Revolution: What that Means for Northeast Ohio

Understanding the World’s Urban Future
The Metropolitan Revolution

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