Blog: City Close Up
#CityCloseUp, Houston: As Houston Faces an Uncertain Future, What Lies Ahead for its Inner City?
Houston’s job growth rate slowed dramatically in 2015, and recently ranked among the slowest in the nation. If the inner city did not improve when Houston’s economy was booming, how will it respond to a city-wide slump? Read More
#CityCloseUp, Philadelphia: In America’s Birthplace, is Innovation Benefitting the Inner City?
Are inner city residents benefiting equitably from Philadelphia’s growth? Read More
What Does the “Next Newark” Look Like?
Newark, the largest city in New Jersey and the second largest in the New York City metro area, seems to be moving towards Newark 2.0 with numerous high-profile development projects and initiatives in the works. Read More
#CityCloseUp: Despite Struggles, Business Success and Reinvestment Shape Detroit
Last September at ICIC’s Inner City Economic Summit in Detroit, participants gained a nuanced glimpse of Detroit’s struggles and its strengths. Read More
In 2016, A Close Up Look at Our Inner Cities
Although ICIC’s offices are located in the vibrant inner city Boston neighborhood of Roxbury, we are a national organization. Read More