The City as Modern Muse

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On a mid-morning in early August, Richard Florida — theoretician du jour about what makes cities succeed — wouldn’t stop staring at the rows of bungalows speeding past his car window in the city’s Brookland area.
“This is a really lovely neighborhood. This is a real neighborhood. I know when people hear the term ‘Northeast’ what they think,” he said. “This is remarkable. The typical advantaged person doesn’t know this exists.”