My hometown of Buffalo, New York, for example, is today so déclassé that some of its stately Beaux-Arts homes, built during the Gilded Age and overlooking a park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, sell for about the price of one-bedroom condos in Boston or San Francisco. If a warming world makes the area less cold and snowy, Buffalo might become one of the country’s desirable addresses.Ok, Gregg is from Buffalo, NY and aside from being a contributing editor at Atlantic he's also a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. Here's Gregg's website and if you just happened to like Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel, I warn you, you're not going to appreciate Gregg's New York Times review - There Goes the Neighborhood. Oh, well. Not everyone likes Al Gore either...
update...3pm...received an email from Michael Clarke - LISC Buffalo - see comment below. I've archived both reports Mike mentions. Here the links to the .pdf files.
- Bruce Katz - VP Brookings Institution, the following is Bruce's congressional testimony from 2.28.07 "Remaking Transportation and Housing Policy for the New Century."
- Frank Alexander - October 2000 - "Renewing Public Assets for Community Development."