An interesting piece about the new, high-concentration havens for immigrants outside traditional destinations nearer the core.
Ethnoburbs’: the new face of immigrant cities. Old settlement patterns have reversed, but old problems of adaptation remain
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According to this piece, it’s pretty much all over for the suburban office parks of North America. We’re looking at “…a shift to a more European model, of fantastically wealthy cities and increasingly slummy suburbs,” says the author. Ouch!
This is how the suburbs die
Poverty moves to the suburbs
New Hampshire Public Radio (56:23)
Understanding that the privileged are reoccupying cities is important to understanding where the suburbs are at.
Why the wealthy have been returning to city centers. There’s no single reason, of course, but a hatred of long commutes might be a big one citylab.com
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Okay, let’s see if we got this straight. When black or Hispanic Americans prosper at the same level as Caucasian Americans income-wise and move to the suburbs they still live in poorer, shittier suburbs? Yikes.
Even when minorities do well in the suburbs, racial inequalities follow
Real Time Economics – Wall Street Journal blog
Remember all that enthusiasm for doom that marked much discourse about the suburbs after 2008? Apparently it was mistaken.
A planet of suburbs. The world is becoming ever more suburban, and the better for it economist.com
There’s a conservative case against suburbia? Holy shit!
The conservative case against the suburbs
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