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July 2018

The New Urban Crisis

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Van Alen Institute, 30 West 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010 United States
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On Tuesday, July 31st  Join Van Alen Institute as we delve into Richard Florida’s The New Urban Crisis. In 2002, Richard Florida published The Rise of the Creative Class, urging city-makers to improve their neighborhoods by investing in amenities that would attract young “makers.”Creative Class quickly became a handbook for mayors, developers, and planners, giving rise to walkability ratings, cultural attractions, and increased bike lanes. Yet over the same years, rents and urban inequality have skyrocketed. Join us as we discuss Florida’s revision to…

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