Winter 2015: Cities Ascendant

Demand for living and working in cities is higher than at any time in the past 60 years. The largest cities are becoming larger, and the central cities are seeing more growth than in the suburbs. This urban reawakening is the future of our economy.

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In This Issue

Today's streetcars are very different from those of the early 20th century — and not just because they’re air-conditioned and wheelchair-accessible.

Detroit’s woes are well known — abandoned properties, an exodus from downtown, failed manufacturing industry. However, there are signs of life in the Motor City.


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A free, semi-annual magazine published by NAR, On Common Ground presents a wide range of views on smart growth issues, with the goal of encouraging dialog among REALTORS®, elected officials, and other interested citizens.

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