The Inside-Out City
Cities are undergoing a complicated and profound demographic inversion.
the source: “Trading Places” by Alan Ehrenhalt, in The New Republic, Aug. 13, 2008.
Remember the breathless spate of news stories when the first few couples moved into converted department stores in downtowns across America about a decade ago? Debunkers of this trend have pointed out the minuscule numbers ever since. Even so, writes Alan Ehrenhalt, executive editor of ...