"When you step outside the hyped streets of America’s elite metros—cities like New York, Chicago, Los Angeles—you find a whole slew of places where, miraculously, people still live. A great number of people too, as it turns out. In fact, only some 35 million total people live in America’s 25 largest cities. That leaves almost 89% of us to fend for ourselves in the wilderness of mid-sized metros, suburban edge cities, and beyond."
Lucas Lindsey on America’s forgotten cities.
wilderness is right, because anywhere that isn’t New York is a backwards hellhole…