The Incredible Shrinking City

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Youngstown's urban redevelopment plan is attracting a lot of national attention, particularly among older industrial cities. My brother, Hunter, has been at the center of these developments.

Earlier this week, public radio in Cleveland conducted an interesting show on Youngstown and the challenges facing shrinking cities. All across the Midwest, we see this process being played out. Can we imagine new possibilities? Here are some links to investigate.

Download in MP3
View photo gallery
Read more about the Youngstown City Plan
Find out more about one of the Youngstown neighborhood groups crafting their own piece of the city plan
Find our more about the Shrinking Cities exhibit at the Spaces Gallery
Brooking's report, Restoring Prosperity

posted by Ed Morrison |

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