The Public Interest

The journal that saved the city

Irwin M. Stelzer

Summer 2000

CITIES are humanity’s hothouses, where human potential  develops to its fullest pitch of excellence and variety.” So says Myron Magnet, editor of the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal, a magazine that gets more policy bang per philanthropic buck than any of its think-tank publication cousins. And now Magnet has collected the magazine’s best in a single volume, The Millennial City: A New Urban Paradigm for 21st-Century America.

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