Why Pittsburgh's resurgence could signify a new creative renaissance in U.S. innovation

A slew of American cities and towns are working to redefine themselves in ways that would position them to compete with larger metropolitan hubs. Although Detroit and New Orleans are part of this wave, we found Pittsburgh to be a case study pregnant with learning lessons and a story that is quickly gaining momentum. According to The Guardian:

“Pittsburgh is now in a position to capitalize on the infrastructure of the past in ways that could not have been anticipated at the depths of its post-industrial depression two decades ago, when the city’s population was half its industry peak and the unemployment rate was worse than in Detroit.”

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