Great ⁦⁩ piece on Winston-Salem, highlighting How efforts to land “big fish” (Dell, Caterpillar) fizzled, and why future is bound up in region’s education and research assets ⁦
Funny timing; in the past couple of weeks, NYTimes is skeptical about the prospects for small-to-medium cities to catch up to big metros, but Richard Florida sees great creative class prospects on the horizon. (Two links below)
Are midsized cities doomed to be left behind by the superstars? via ⁦
Can a once thriving tobacco town survive in America’s hi-tech, winner-take-all economy? Winston-Salem is trying. via ⁦
In this winner-take-all economy, what is a middling city to do? Is it doomed? via ⁦
Can a small city evolve from tobacco to biotech? via ⁦
The transformation of American cities: Can Camel Town evolve into a center for hi-tech?
Are small and midsized cities doomed? My piece