July 2018 Issue [Report]
The Death of a Once Great City
The fall of New York and the urban crisis of affluence
by Kevin Baker,
is a contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine. His most recent essay for the magazine, “21st Century Limited,” appeared in the July 2014 issue.
21st century Abandoned buildings City planning Design and construction Economic conditions Gentrification Homeless persons Housing New York City Parks Poverty Public spaces Rent control Skyscrapers Social conditions Social life and customs Stadiums Subways Universities and colleges Urban policy Wealth