Several theories of the new politics and new economy suggest that amenities drive urban development. Do they?
Terry Nichols Clark, Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago
Innovation has long been seen as crucial to the post-industrial knowledge economy and the cities where it is flourishing. Arts and culture -- once minor concerns compared with education, crime, and transportation -- have assumed an increasingly central position in urban policy and planning debates.
Neil Scott Kleiman, Director, and Robin Keegan, Deputy Director, Center for an Urban Future, New York
Terry Clark (Sociology) and Lawrence Rothfield (English/Cultural Policy)
View "Urban Amenities: Lakes, Opera, and Juice Bars: Do They Drive Development?" draft by T. Clark