January 9, 2018 | City Journal | By Aaron M. Renn The media tend to portray urban neighborhoods as either booming gentrified districts or zones of impoverishment. Neighborhoods in between get overlooked. But these older urban and inner-suburban “middle neighborhoods” may be where the next generation of urban problems—or solutions—will be found. Cities once held […]
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December 3, 2017 | The Philadelphia Inquirer | Op-Ed by Dwight Evans & Ken Weinstein Cities compete for people. Philadelphia is no different. According to researchers at The Reinvestment Fund in Philadelphia, approximately 48 percent of city residents, across the country, live in “middle neighborhoods,” which are described as stable, working-class communities that generally lack outside investment, especially when […]
Middle neighborhoods are a category of neighborhoods in US cities that are neither clearly healthy and thriving, nor overtly distressed.
Since the book’s release in November 2016, a series of events supported by The American Assembly have been held across the country as city leaders and neighborhood activists seek solutions.
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“Having better-funded public schools can help #MiddleNhoods. Public policy & greater investments must be made, having grocery stores so that residents can have access to fruits & veggies“ @RepDwightEvansRead final part of 3 part series at @MontgomeryMedia https://t.co/so2zXOuwkb