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Taming the Northeast megalopolis

Joe Nathan Big

In 1961, Jean Gottmann authored his book, “Megalopolis, The Urbanized Northeastern Seaboard of the United States.” He was describing the vast urbanized area stretching from the Boston suburbs extending into New Hampshire and south to D.C.’s outer reaches in northern ...

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New schools are community anchors

Joe Nathan Big

With the start of the 2017-2018 school year, some 82,000-plus Baltimore City schoolchildren have returned to their classrooms and the next round of academic adventures and challenges. As the result of the Baltimore 21st Century Schools initiative, some of the ...

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Reinventing urban centers

Joe Nathan Big

The Governor’s Business Summit, recently held at Baltimore’s Hilton Convention Center Hotel, was a well-organized affair under the direction of Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill and his staff. The event that attracted 700 business, government and education leaders from around ...

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