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[URBAN NOTE] Five links about cities: heat island, world, black migration, real estate, megaregions

  • JSTOR Daily explains the urban heat island effect.
  • CityLab suggests the potential for cities, and their leaders, to take on greater visibility on the international stage.
  • This CityLab report on black migration patterns in different American cities, noting gains in the South, is fascinating.
  • MacLean’s shares this photo-essay looking at what sort of home a half-million dollars could buy someone in a range of Canadian cities, from Hamilton through to Vancouver.
  • Richard Florida claimed at CityLab that urban megaregions, large even cross-border metropolises, are the motive force in the world economy.
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