URBAN CONSULATE PRESENTS
"Cities change. It is in their nature. Those which stop changing stop being cities. Cities that change entirely though, cease to be themselves." —Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
Everywhere we go, people are talking about how their cities are changing. They're excited about new places, or they're worried about displacement—often both, in the same conversation.
How do we make sure urban change benefits all? We sat down with smart people in three great American cities—Detroit, Philadelphia & New Orleans—to get their take.
Traveling chef and writer Tunde Wey visits three cities—Detroit, Philadelphia & New Orleans—to talk to people on the front lines of urban change, and find out what's going on in their communities.
The conversation continues with Lauren Hood and Tom Brennan in Detroit, Thaddeus Squire and Dwayne Wharton in Philadelphia, and Rashida Govan and Claire Nelson in New Orleans.
Are we hopeful for the future? How do we balance preservation & progress as cities grow? Tunde Wey asks for ideas and solutions to ensure that urban change benefits all.
F E A T U R I N G
C R E D I T S
Claire Nelson & Tunde Wey
Benjamin Friedman & Oren Goldenberg (Detroit)
Lee Fritz & Jenna Morse (New Orleans)
Meredith Edlow (Philadelphia)
MADE POSSIBLE THANKS TO
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
M E D I A K I T
Copyright 2017 Urban Consulate
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C O N V E R S A T I O N
"Our cities were not designed and built for equity.
It is incumbent on us to take what we have and make them better."
—Mayor Betsy Hodges, Minneapolis
What changes are making your city better? What more could we do?
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