The Oregonian : After the Crash

By February 16, 2009No Comments

Might the crisis roiling the economy reshape the American landscape? Is it a turning point in the country’s social geography? As the economy mends and growth begins anew, what cities or regions will be best-suited to take advantage of the change? Urban theorist Richard Florida has some interesting thoughts on those questions in a major piece in The Atlantic, and his answers are encouraging for Portland and the Northwest.