Richard Florida

Rise of the Social City

Excerpts from the cutting room floor of my latest magazine feature

Photo by Flickr user fishbulb9, used under a Creative Commons

Why Cities Matter

It’s time to take the livability, sustainability, and prosperity of our urban areas more seriously

Yuriko Nakao, Reuters

The 25 Most Economically Powerful Cities in the World

Most of the world's capacity for economic growth is centered in its metro areas. Which cities top the list?