Monday, June 05, 2017

MAKING SEN$E - Urban Revival

"Has urban revival caused a crisis of success?" PBS NewsHour 6/1/2017


SUMMARY:  Attract members of the "creative class" to a city and they will create jobs and spur urban renewal.  But that idea, championed by noted urbanologist Richard Florida, has a double-edged downside: increased economic segregation and less affordable housing.  Economics correspondent reports on how Florida wrestles with that tension in his latest book, "The New Urban Crisis."

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