The Future of Cities (and Philadelphia in Particular)

The Future of Cities (and Philadelphia in Particular)

Last night Ricky Burdett, Bruce Katz, Mayor Michael Nutter, Alan Greenberger and Andy Altman spoke about the future of cities and Philadelphia’s future in particular. The upshot? Philadelphia’s investing in city planning. But there’s just one problem: it’s broke.

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University of Pennsylvania and the William Penn Foundation brought out a terrific group of speakers last night: Ricky Burdett, Bruce Katz, Mayor Michael Nutter, Alan Greenberger and Andy Altman.

Diana Lind is the former executive director and editor in chief of Next City.

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