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January 15, 2005

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About the Show

What makes a city unique? Is it the people? Its history? The buildings? Its natural setting?

We'll talk to architect and MIT professor of urban design and planning Dennis Frenchman about how cities develop unique qualities. Then we'll find out from economist Joe Cortright how cities can capitalize on their uniqueness for economic advantage and to create new businesses. is also with us. His Talking Street tours are bringing city stories to life by cell phone using celebrities as your guide.

We'll talk with Dennis Frenchman, Joe Cortright and Miles Kronby on the next "Smart City."

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