The book examines neighborhoods tucked into larger cities or inner suburbs.
I bought this book about five or six days ago and uploaded it to my Android, thinking I would read a few pages here and there over the next few months.
It's well written, well researched, and generally a fun and interesting read.
On my Facebook comment thread about the new rent vs buy equation, folks mentioned The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City as a good book about the new urbanism and... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Piaw Na
I'm always suspicious of books that tell me what I want to hear -- in this case that central cities are becoming more popular than distant suburbs in metropolitan areas across the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by David Bickford
Very interesting analysis although it may be too global at times about the change of urban and suburban areas, dave wagnerPublished 2 months ago by David W.
A fascinating book about why some cities fail and other succeed and what the future holds for most of these cities. Read morePublished 4 months ago by R. Patrick Baugh
This book is full of zesty and easy-to-read essays about the improvement of some (but not all) urban neighborhoods and the diverstification of suburbia. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Michael Lewyn
Ehrenhalt takes you around the country to various cities and covers gentrification of the inner city neighorhoods, The book is mostly about former suburabanites moving back into... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Larry Johnson
Ehrenhalt fills the pages with layers of detail for each of his sample cities. Once you get in rhythm with his method, the last quarter of each chapter becomes a bit overkill. Read morePublished 10 months ago by ImNotMad_Dog
Reinforces some other thought on the subject of America's economic stratification and demographic future. Well worth the read.
The author talks about the architectural structure of some important cities of Usa.
He consider several aspects related to the ethnic composition of the population and also... Read more