Kevin Bauman – 100 Abandoned Houses
“100 seemed like a lot, although the number of abandoned houses in Detroit is more like 12,000. Encompassing an area of over 138 square miles, Detroit has enough room to hold the land mass of San Francisco, Boston, and Manhattan Island, yet the population has fallen from close to 2 million citizens, to most likely less than 800,000. With such a dramatic decline, the abandoned house problem is not likely to go away any time soon.”
Do you think it’s possible to create start-up communities deliberately? Or do they have to happen organically?
My own study of the distribution of college graduates in the cities and suburbs of America’s metropolitan areas, conducted with my Martin Prosperity Institute colleagues Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick, finds the concentration of college grads in the urban core to be especially advanced in… Read More
Globalization and new technologies have increased the returns to being smart.
Simply put, urban centers are no longer the poster children for decay and despair; they have, in fact, become the country’s economic engines.
My favourite new building proposed for Toronto (by Tribute Communities).
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