While coastal cites attract talent from around the nation and world, Midwestern cities remain parochial.
I took a 3-year, 30-city cross-country tour to study American cities. Here's what I learned along the way about our nation's demography, housing and culture.
The global destination cities remain incomplete if they can't support middle-class families.
Miami has inequality. But that is an innate feature of the local demographics - and may even be helping the city.
The silver lining to coastal Nimbyism is that inland cities will get their shot at producing dense urbanism.
Priced out of L.A., the displaced are moving east to Riverside and San Bernardino.
A look at the chicken-and-egg question, as it pertains to Dallas.
The city's African-Americans are moving to Atlanta and Dallas.
Americans continue flowing from the North into the Sunbelt.
Telling people they should move may not seem nice, but perhaps it's practical.