Charles Causier Memorial Lecture: “The Once and Future City”

APA Wisconsin Chapter


Monday, April 24, 2017
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CDT

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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This lecture addressed the inversion in living patterns that our cities have seen over the past few decades - from rich in the outer and poor in the center to rich in the center and poor in the outer. The speaker presented a vision of urban revival that was not about government coercion, but about choice. Questions that arose from the lecture focused on whether this inversion in living patterns was helping to alleviate inequalities, was simply reshuffling it, or was worsening it. 


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Alan Ehrenhalt

Alan Ehrenhalt is a journalist and columnist with a special interest in urban trends and metropolitan politics. He recently authored The Great Inversion and the Future of the American City (2012). In February 2017, he reviewed in the New York Times’ Sunday Book Review section The New Brooklyn: What It ... Read More

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