Big economic events — like the one we’re in now — change the map of America. They make winners and losers. They change where we live and work and what we do.
Acclaimed urban theorist Richard Florida says that on the other side of this economic bust, America’s economic geography will be different. Some cities, towns, regions will roar back to new prosperity. Others, he says, may find a reshaped economy passing them by. Some may be history.