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Legacy Cities Key to Pandemic Recovery

Caption: Abandoned factories like this one in Cincinnati, have plenty of character and capacity to house a midwestern urban renaissance. Photo by John Yung Over a century ago, as the Spanish Flu ravaged cites across the United States, that era's futurists and visionaries were envisioning a new society that embraced nature, order, and sprawled cities out, away from polluting industry and noise. For the next 100 years, our society worked tirelessly to achieve that dream and succeeded more than anyone could imagine. However, that dream came at a considerable cost. The rise of the automobile, single-family housing, and its underlying government policies and subsidies perverted and perpetuated a


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