Trapped in the Ivory Tower: LaDale Winling on Universities And Urban Development

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How have universities reshaped the environment of American cities? How have they wielded their power, influences, and resources to transform the built environment and local economies? In this conversation at the SACRPH conference, Alex Sayf Cummings talks to Professor LaDale Winling of Virginia Tech about his new book Building the Ivory Tower: Universities and Metropolitan Development in the Twentieth Century (Penn, 2017).

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