All posts tagged “richard florida

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The many forces shaping our cities

Richard Florida has a three-part essay over on Bloomberg CityLab about the forces that are currently shaping American cities. In part three, he argues that this pandemic will likely accelerate many of the trends that were already underway — families will continue to like the… Read More

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Jostling for space on the grass

The talk this weekend in Toronto is about how everyone is jamming into downtown parks — like Trinity Bellwoods — to enjoy the beautiful weather and drink outside with friends. Some, including our mayor, are “extremely disappointed” by this selfish behavior. Others are chalking it… Read More

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The geography of gyms

Richard Florida and Patrick Adler recently looked at the geography of gyms across the United States. They analyzed 17 different fitness chains, over 10,000 gyms, and nearly 5,000 zip codes. Full article over here at CityLab. The findings probably won’t surprise you, but it’s still… Read More