Cities from Detroit to Newark to Cleveland never recovered their midcentury population peaks—even Boston, considered a successful city, is 19 percent below its 1950 population—but the Bronx is set to exceed its pre-1970s population soon. More working people live there today than ever before. Nicole Gelinas tells the story of a comeback in progress in the Winter issue of City Journal.
The Bronx Is Up by Nicole Gelinas, City Journal Winter 2016
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