Lizabeth Cohen

Lizabeth Cohen is the Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies in the History Department at Harvard University, and author of Saving America's Cities: Ed Logue and the Struggle to Renew Urban America in the Suburban Age.

Two men look over city plans at a desk in an office.

The Doomed 1970s Plan to Desegregate New York’s Suburbs

Ed Logue was a powerful agent of urban renewal in New Haven, Boston, and New York City. But his plan to build low-income housing in suburbia came to nought.