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View Resource Living on the Edge: Decentralization Within Cities in the 1990s

The oft-studied phenomenon of population dispersal from central city areas has often solely focused on examining the massive migration to suburban areas, but fewer scholars have examined decentralization trends within major central city areas. Written by Alan Berube and Benjamin Forman (under the auspices of the Brookings Institution), this 20-page report details the primary findings of their...

https://www.brookings.edu/research/living-on-the-edge-decent...
View Resource Planetizen: The Planning and Development Network

Over the past few decades, many ideas in the field of planning have become almost buzz-words in the popular press, including Sustainable Developmentā€ and New Urbanism. With the increased interest in planning, PLANetizen was created three years ago as "a public-interest information exchange for the urban planning and development community." The site features a host of frequently updated links to...

https://www.planetizen.com/
View Resource Lewis Mumford Center for Comparative Urban and Regional Research

Throughout his long life, Lewis Mumford wore multiple hats, including those of a prolific author, accomplished chronicler of urbanism, and social critic. In 1988, a group of scholars from the University of Albany visited Mumford and his wife to discuss a plan for an academic center whose work would be both "comparative and historical in scope." The fruits of this initial idea became the Lewis...

https://www.albany.edu/mumford/