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The next American city : the big promise of our midsize metros / Mick Cornett with Jayson White.

Cornett, Mick, (author.). White, Jayson, (author.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 307.1216 CORN (Text) 39213000847685 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 307.1216 Cornett (Text) 31208912596204 new non-fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780399575099
  • ISBN: 039957509X
  • Physical Description: xvii, 254 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2018.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Building a city, beyond boom and bust -- New Orleans: the rhythm and ritual of city strength -- The best thing that never happened -- Seattle: WPPSS! How the Emerald City's missteps created sustainability -- Government we want to pay for -- Albuquerque: a better way to fight poverty and homelessness -- From mow to row -- Des Moines: embracing history for a riverfront renaissance -- Making the big leagues -- Sacramento: can Kevin save the Kings? -- Where leaders come from -- Buffalo: a perfect advocate for an imperfect place -- Putting the city on a diet -- Louisville: building a culture of compassion -- Building for the future -- Chattanooga: investing in people--every city's greatest asset -- Punching above our weight -- Charleston: we knew you'd come if you could.
Summary, etc.:
"From four-term Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, a hopeful and illuminating look at the dynamic and inventive urban centers that will lead the United States in coming years. Mayor Cornett translates his city's success into a vision for the future. Cities of modest size but outsized accomplishment, powered by a can-do spirit, valuing compromise over confrontation and progress over political victory--these are the cities leading America. and they're not waiting around for Washington's help. As Mayor Cornett argues, "In the fight to grow jobs, improve health, eradicate poverty, and protect the environment, the middle is leading the way"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: City planning > United States
Cities and towns > Growth
Sociology, Urban > United States

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