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American Assembly on Revitalizing the Legacy Cities of Upstate New York Convenes in Syracuse
December 13, 2012
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The American Assembly convened ninety people at Syracuse University December 11th and 12th 2012 to devise recommendations for "Revitalizing the Legacy Cities of Upstate New York." See video here. 

See photos from the event here. 

 

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Reinventing America's Legacy Cities

Henry Cisneros, American Assembly trustee and twenty-year veteran of Assembly urban affairs work, says of the Legacy Cities meeting in Detroit:

"...All of us who participated were motivated by our desire to arrest the deterioration of the hardest hit cities and to improve the quality of life for the people who reside in them.  I believe we laid out a reasonable path."