The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City

The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City

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In The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City we travel the nation with Alan Ehrenhalt, one of our leading urbanists, as he explains how America’s cities are changing, what makes them succeed or fail, and what this means for our future.

Just a couple of decades ago, we took it for granted that inner cities were the preserve of immigrants and the poor, and that suburbs were the chosen destination of those who could afford them. Today, a demographic… (more)

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The author’s historical perspective helps shape his provocative view, though he doesn’t examine whether the demographic trends will generate either the financing or the wider employment that Paris and Vienna were able to stimulate in their own unique ways.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (April 24, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 6.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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