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The New Urban Science

Big data and big dollars are transforming the field. But where is the big idea?

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July 30, 2017 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

M osher Street, on the west side of Baltimore, could serve as the set for a feature film on urban entropy. Drive through and you’ll see block after block of century-old row houses, most of them long without residents, in mid-crumble. Endless...

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