Rightsizing a city

Sunday, July 15, 2007

The Great Lakes is filed with shrinking cities.

Rather than run away from this reality, Youngstown has chosen to embrace this reality. As a recent article from the Associated Press noted, Youngstown is shrinking its way back to health. Read more. Youngstown civic leaders are asking some provocative questions, seeking some engaging challenges: "What is the creative power of a shrinking city?"

Others are taking notice. An editorial from Coshocton, OH asks what would it take to "right size" Coshocton? Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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