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Posts in category “Rust Belt”

A New and Misleading Story of Small Town Revival

An Atlantic correspondent visits obscure places, but avoids hard questions.

Posted August 10th, 2018

New Housing Can Spur Growth In Cities Left for Dead

For depopulated urban cores, jobs aren’t the only issue.

Posted July 27th, 2018

The Rust Belt Can Do Better Than ‘Managed Decline’

By creating value in older neighborhoods, Akron and other cities can attract new residents.

Posted July 20th, 2018

A Cleveland Revival Must Include Manufacturing

The Rust Belt has revived by rediscovering its cultural heritage—but it must also make things.

Posted June 22nd, 2018

Photographing the Ruins of Rural America

It is sad for our country that this is happening. It’s even sadder that it has barely been talked about.

Posted June 20th, 2018