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Jun. 27, 2011 The New Yorker

On┬áJun. 27, 2011 The New Yorker’s Nicholas Lemann wrote “Get Out Of Town” about the growth of US cities. As of the year 2000, eighty percent of Americans live in cities. Richard Florida’s book “The Rise Of The Creative Class” is about what makes cities attractive to white collar workers like scientists or artists. Open, diverse and culturally creative places attract economic growth.

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