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Super Problems In Superstar Cities, Michael Lewyn, Beth Gazes Dec 2017

Super Problems In Superstar Cities, Michael Lewyn, Beth Gazes

Michael E Lewyn

Review of Richard Florida's The New Urban Crisis


Does The Threat Of Gentrification Justify Restrictive Zoning?, Michael Lewyn Dec 2016

Does The Threat Of Gentrification Justify Restrictive Zoning?, Michael Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

Historically, progressives have opposed restrictive zoning, arguing that by restricting the housing supply to high-end housing, zoning reduces the supply of housing available to lower-income Americans. But recently, some progressives have suggested that new market-rate housing facilitates gentrification and displacement of lower-income renters. This article critically examines that theory.


2015 Planetizen Blog Posts, Michael Lewyn Dec 2014

2015 Planetizen Blog Posts, Michael Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

2015 blog posts on urban issues from planetizen.com


2014 Planetizen Blog Posts, Michael Lewyn Dec 2013

2014 Planetizen Blog Posts, Michael Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

Blog posts on urban and suburban issues, available at planetizen.com


How Real Is Gentrification?, Michael Lewyn Dec 2013

How Real Is Gentrification?, Michael Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

Some commentators argue that gentrification is turning many cities into a playground for the rich. This article rejects that view, pointing out that even relatively affluent cities are still poorer than the average suburb.


2013 Planetizen Blog Posts, Michael Lewyn Dec 2012

2013 Planetizen Blog Posts, Michael Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

My 2013 Planetizen.com blog posts on urban and suburban issues.