Hub and Spokes is a blog about urban planning, placemaking, communities, and livability issues.
Thursday, January 7, 2010
The "Creative Class" is Richard Florida's theory that can revitalize cities. Do you buy the arguments he presents? Some think he is the leader of what can help bring back our cities. Not everyone is so convinced.
I am an Urban Planner and non-profit professional. I am focused on improving quality of life and services for neighborhoods and communities. I am currently a freelance planner and working for a community development organization in St. Paul. Formerly I worked for Regional Plan Association, Transportation Alternatives, NYC Council Member David Yassky, NYS Senator Liz Krueger, Midwood Development Corporation, Zone Architecture, and Fifth Avenue Committee. I have a BA in History from University of California at Berkeley and a Masters in Urban Planning from Hunter College.