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Area's top micropolitan honors 'unprecedented' - Statesville Record & Landmark

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"Area's top micropolitan honors 'unprecedented'

 

If it was a sport, the Mooresville-Statesville micropolitan area would have dynasty when it comes to hitting the top of Site Selection magazine's annual list..."

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The new ruralism: how the pastoral idyll is taking over our cities

The new ruralism: how the pastoral idyll is taking over our cities | micropolitan | Scoop.it
Meadows nestling beside tower blocks, children cavorting in rustic playgrounds, not to mention all those farmers' markets – these days, our cities can't seem to get enough of the countryside...

 


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How to Radically Revitalize America: A Micropolitan Manifesto | Urban Escapee

How to Radically Revitalize America: A Micropolitan Manifesto | Urban Escapee | micropolitan | Scoop.it
A call to artists, changemakers, and entrepreneurs to radically remake America's micropolitans.
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Area's top micropolitan honors 'unprecedented' - Statesville Record & Landmark

Area's top micropolitan honors 'unprecedented' - Statesville Record & Landmark | micropolitan | Scoop.it

"Area's top micropolitan honors 'unprecedented'

 

If it was a sport, the Mooresville-Statesville micropolitan area would have dynasty when it comes to hitting the top of Site Selection magazine's annual list..."

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New urbanism: Old-fashioned design in for long run - Allentown Morning Call

New urbanism: Old-fashioned design in for long run - Allentown Morning Call | micropolitan | Scoop.it
Allentown Morning CallNew urbanism: Old-fashioned design in for long runAllentown Morning CallBased on the principles of new urbanism and traditional neighborhood design, the community is reminiscent of yesteryear, long before automobile-powered...

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The Green Leap: Can We Construct Urban Communities That Conserve Biodiversity? - Huffington Post

The Green Leap: Can We Construct Urban Communities That Conserve Biodiversity? - Huffington Post | micropolitan | Scoop.it
The Green Leap: Can We Construct Urban Communities That Conserve Biodiversity?Huffington PostFor the first time in our history, more people live in urban vs. rural areas and humans continue to move into cities.
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Visualizing 590 Cities

Visualizing 590 Cities | micropolitan | Scoop.it
We are an increasingly urban species, with more than half of humanity living in urban hubs. Ranking the world's 590 most-populous cities, this psychedelic stack flow packs history, geography, and population into a single digital square.

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Fewer unemployed in ‘micropolitan area’

Fewer unemployed in ‘micropolitan area’ | micropolitan | Scoop.it
The unemployment rate in Galesburg took a turn for the better in March.
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Corporate expansions net Indiana County micropolitan nod ...

Corporate expansions net Indiana County micropolitan nod ... | micropolitan | Scoop.it

"Indiana County has been named a leading micropolitan area for corporate expansion projects while also contributing to the business investment of the greater Pittsburgh region." 

 

"Corporate expansion" is not the preferred way to think about a micropolitan. See instead: What Makes a Micropolitan?: http://urbanescapee.com/2012/03/12/what-makes-a-micropolitan/

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Columnist: City Freeway Teardowns: More On Their Way? - Nation's Cities Weekly

Columnist: City Freeway Teardowns: More On Their Way? - Nation's Cities Weekly | micropolitan | Scoop.it
Columnist: City Freeway Teardowns: More On Their Way?Nation's Cities WeeklyIncreasingly bold urbanists are looking to reclaim lost city land by demolishing segments of the interstates and other massive limited-access super roads.
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Rural Urbanism: dense living on a small scale

Rural Urbanism: dense living on a small scale | micropolitan | Scoop.it
Some recommended reading from Scot Bathgate - and it’s downloadable for free. What It’s About and Who It’s For It’s about business, but not business-as-usual. It’s about cities, but ...
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