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Hillary A. Brown

Hillary A. Brown

Hillary A. Brown is a professor of architecture and the director of the Urban Sustainability Program at City College of New York.

COMMENTARY
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Commentary: How ‘managed retreat’ from climate change could revitalize rural America

By: and - October 19, 2021

Southern Italy’s rural Calabria region announced an innovative project in 2021 to breathe new life into its small towns. It plans to offer young professionals thousands of dollars if they move in and commit to launch a business, preferably a business the community needs. Northwest Arkansas has a similar program to draw new residents to […]