"Could it possibly be that Washington, for years bashed by politicians, its population shrinking and, at one point, almost bankrupt, has become a model of how the entire nation might smartly develop in the twenty-first century? I never thought I'd see the day. But Christopher Leinberger, one of America's top real estate analysts and now a Brookings Institution fellow, makes a startling case for it in his just-published book, The Option of Urbanism." - CHARLOTTE OBSERVER"
About the Author
Christopher B. Leinberger is a developer, professor, consultant, and author whose work has focused on making progressive development profitable. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution and is director of the Graduate Real Estate Program at the University of Michigan. He is a founding partner of Arcadia Land Company, a progressive real estate development firm, and has written award-winning articles for publications such as The Atlantic Monthly and The Wall Street Journal.