ANTHONY FLINT is an author, journalist, and speaker on global urbanization, land policy, and architecture and urban design. A fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, he is author of Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow, (New Harvest 2014),Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City (Random House 2009) and This Land: The Battle over Sprawl and the Future of America(Johns Hopkins University Press 2006), and co-editor of Smart Growth Policies: An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes (Lincoln Institute 2009).
He has been a journalist for over 30 years, primarily at The Boston Globe, a policy advisor on smart growth for Massachusetts state government, a visiting scholar and Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, a practitioner fellow at The Rockefeller Foundation’sBellagio Center, and writer in residence at The American Library in Paris. He is a regular contributor to CityLab, as well as The Boston Globe, The New Republic, GlobalPost, Next City, Metropolis, Planning magazine, Planetizen, Citiwire, Architecture Boston, Architecture magazine, and many other publications; author of the blogs At Lincoln House,Developing Stories and This Land; and a curator and speaker at TEDxBeaconStreet andTEDxTampaBay. Wrestling with Moses won a Christopher Award in 2010.