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LEVIN COLLEGE FORUM

Apocalypse Town: Tales from the End of an Urban Civilization  

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 
4:00 pm - 6: 00 pm
1717 Euclid Avenue 
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs 
Roberta Steinbacher Atrium 
Cleveland State University 
 

About the Forum

The consulate of Italy in Detroit, the Levin College Forum Program and the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs are please to present Alessandro Coppola, author of Apocalypse Town. Mr. Coppola will discuss his research into urban shrinkage and revitalization efforts in Detroit, Youngstown, Philadelphia, New York and Cleveland.
 

Special Introduction:
  • Steven Litt, Art and Architecture Critic, The Plain Dealer
     
About the Author:
  • Alessandro Coppola is a post-doc fellow in the Department of Planning and Architecture at Politecnico di Milano where he teaches Urban Ethnography in Master Planning. Mr. Coppola was an International Fellow in Urban Studies at John Hopkins University.
     
Registration
All forum events are free and open to the public.