Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky

Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky

Joel Kotkin is the Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University. Marshall Toplansky is a clinical assistant professor of management science at Chapman University’s Argyros School.

Towards a Better Urbanism

Towards a Better Urbanism

The pandemic has brought panic to the once-confident ranks of urbanists promoting city density. At a time when even the New York Times is noticing that density and transit pose serious health risks for any potential re-opening, such people attack their critics as “anti-urbanist” or “sprawl lovers” or “urban gadflies.

Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky
Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky
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COVID-19