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Anchored in hope: How Toronto is learning from Cleveland’s return to prosperity

Sara Mojtehedzadeh

After decades of economic and social despair that once saw it named the poorest big city in America, Cleveland has become a model of revitalization, thanks to a unique “anchor strategy” that harnesses the immense wealth and power of the city’s public institutions. Now, Toronto is taking a hard look at how the Comeback City’s done it.