On December 11, 2012, Greater Ohio Policy Center’s Executive Director Lavea Brachman joined a panel of urban experts at the “Revitalizing the Legacy Cities of Upstate New York” convening. The panel held at Syracuse University, opened the two day event, discussing shared challenges and new strategies “legacy cities” can utilize to become globally competitive, build a world class innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, and be more innovative with vacant property and land. Brachman stressed the importance of collaboration between legacy cities in disseminating best practices and new polices. Brachman also spoke of the need for cities to work more regionally and convince people of the center city’s connectedness to a region’s strength.
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