“This piece raises important issues around how to ensure that urban revitalization efforts are equitable and sustainable in smaller legacy cities and beyond. As more communities recover from the Great Recession, these questions will become increasingly important in ensuring long-term growth and prosperity,” writes Torey Hollingsworth in a recent blog post for the Greater Ohio Policy Center.

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Torey Hollingsworth is manager of research and policy for the Greater Ohio Policy Center, a non-profit, non-partisan organization based in Columbus and operating statewide, which develops and advances policies and practices that value urban cores and metropolitan regions as economic drivers and preserve Ohio’s open space and farmland. Through education, research and outreach, GOPC strives to create a political and policy climate receptive to new economic and governmental structures that advance sustainable development and economic growth.