In Search Of A More Human City

City of Chicago.
City of Chicago.
City of Chicago.
City of Chicago.

In Search Of A More Human City

Density is a characteristic praised in many urban planning circles. The future of cities relies on it, many say. But in his new book, The Human City: Urbanism For the Rest of Us, geographer Joel Kotkin argues that densely packed cities have their downsides and may not lead to truly sustainable urban environments.

Morning Shift talks to Kotkin about his book and pros and cons of the version of city living here in Chicago. ​