Adam Tanaka

Adam Tanaka

Adam Tanaka is an urbanist and educator whose work focuses on affordable housing and civic innovation. He recently received his Ph.D. in urban planning from Harvard University and currently works at HR&A Advisors.

A resident of New York's high-rise housing project Co-op City looks out from his apartment balcony.

Co-op City: How New York Made Large-Scale Affordable Housing Work

The mega-complex of middle-income housing in the Bronx, which just turned 50, offers a (mostly) successful alternative to the speculative housing market.