What will be the Future of Cities?

The Future of Cities

Whatever the future holds for humanity, it is likely to take place in an urban context. Yet, there are many, and sometimes divergent, urban futures. This book is being published as a series, with permission of the American Enterprise Institute. Please return weekly to read each chapter as it is published.

The Houses Americans Choose to Buy

By Wendell Cox The US preference for detached housing…

China’s Planned City Bubble Is About to Pop—and Even You’ll Feel It

By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — U.S. housing planners have long ignored the public’s desire for...

Opportunity Urbanism: A Novel Idea For U.S. Cities

By Scott Beyer... As the U.S. grows more urban and diverse,…

How to Develop Detroit

By Rick Harrison — Detroit's downtown is gentrifying— or, to be more accurate, a very small portion...

Why Some Cities Are Better For Minorities Than Others

Jacksonville, Florida, wins the prize for best American…

The California Dream has Moved Away

By Wendell Cox Southern California faces a serious middle…

Best Cities for Minorities

By Joel Kotkin & Wendell Cox Report on Best Cities for…

Does Fast-Growing Houston Need A Master Plan?

By Scott Beyer Contributor It was only a matter of time.…

Asian augmentation

By Joel Kotkin & Wendell Cox... California, our beautiful,…

PIKETTY’S WEALTH DRIVEN INEQUALITY: VIRTUALLY ALL IN HOUSING?

By Wendell Cox — The Economist headline reads...