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City Cases

The Lab's City Cases – modeled after the case studies of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and the Copenhagen City & Port Development Corporation that appear in The New Localism - provide deep, objective research on proven financial instruments, capturing and codifying the best structural solutions and exploring ways they could be adapted to cities with different legal systems, governance structures and economic starting points. 

The Lab's first City Case, Cincinnati’s Over-The-Rhine: A Private Led Model for Revitalizing Urban Neighborhoods, was released on June 25, 2019. Its second City Case, West Philadelphia Skills Initiative: A Model for Urban Workforce Development, was released on Dec. 10, 2019. Its third City Case, Cortex Innovation District: A Model for Anchor-Led Inclusive Innovation, was released on January 5, 2021. 

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