Strengthening Legacy Cities
In spring 2021 CURA's events focused around the theme of Legacy cities such as Cleveland, Youngstown and Akron, (Ohio), Buffalo (New York), Leipzig (Germany) and Manchester (UK) face major challenges in the 21st century economy, including loss of economic base, aging infrastructure, social polarization and continued sprawl despite population stabilization. Ohio’s legacy cities have many highly-sought features such as dense, walkable centers, abundant and affordable housing and infrastructure, and closely-knit communities and skilled workers from their industrial past and immigration history. How can legacy cities leverage these assets to restore their economic vitality while promoting a socially just and sustainable communities?
Spring 2021 Events // Strengthening Legacy Cities
We had a lot of questions we did not get to at our Strong Towns with Charles Marohn, a Strengthening Legacy Cities Event. Chuck was kind enough to create a podcast to answer your unanswered questions.