Richard Florida Picks Hot Urban Neighborhoods

In USA Today, Florida picks 10 neighborhoods that give a "slice of local urban life," ranging from Miami's Wynwood and Design District to Fort Worth, Texas' West 7th community.
August 20, 2011, 9am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Florida's choices are focused on neighborhoods with a lot of "creative class" inhabitants, like Lawrenceville in Pittsburgh:

"This former gritty, working-class neighborhood is now populated by professionals, artists and students."

But as it is a travel article, Florida also focuses on the "...trendy restaurants, bars, coffee shops, galleries and boutiques," such as he finds in Chicago's Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods.

Florida even finds a bright spot in ailing Detroit, a neighborhood called Corktown.

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Published on Thursday, August 11, 2011 in USA Today
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