Anthony Flint, a 30-year journalist and author at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, a think-tank in Cambridge, Mass., is available for speaking engagements on cities, global urbanization, climate change and resilience, demographic trends and development patterns, and architecture, urban planning, and urban design. He is author of Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow (New Harvest, 2014), as well as Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City (Random House, 2009), This Land: The Battle Over Sprawl and the Future of America (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006), and Smart Growth Policies: An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes (Lincoln Institute, 2009). He is a regular contributor to The Atlantic’s CityLab, a TEDx speaker, and formerly a policy advisor on smart growth for Massachusetts state government.

For information regarding speaking engagements, contact IWPR Group: Irina Woelfle 786-220-5049 irina at or Linda Stephen 402-483-0747 linda at

Junius Real Estate Partners New York NY October 4, 2018
Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas Washington DC September 23, 2018
TEDxBeaconStreet Salon at TripAdvisor Needham MA August 16, 2018
Long Island Museum Stony Brook NY August 19, 2018
Boston Society of Architects/Designing Boston: Accessory Dwelling Units Boston, MA June 25, 2018
World Urban Forum Next City World Stage Kuala Lumpur Malaysia February 2018

Meeting of the Minds Cleveland OH October 25, 2017
Citizen Jane Film Festival Bridgeport CT October 12, 2017
Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Denver CO March 16, 2017

Habitat III Quito Ecuador October 2016
Intersections 2016 Park City UT September 29, 2016
CNU New England Urbanism Summit Providence RI April 29, 2016

TEDxBeaconStreet Brookline MA November 14, 2015
Brookline League of Women Voters, Brookline, MA, October 7 2015
Brookline Adult & Community Education, Brookline, MA, September 30, 2015
Stonington Free Library, La Grua Center, Stonington, CT, August 16, 2015
Portland Society for Architecture, Portland, ME, February 12, 2015
New Partners for Smart Growth, Baltimore, MD, January 29, 2015

2014-2015 Book Tour for Modern Man

New York Public Library, NYC, March 18, 2015, 6:30pm
Brookline Booksmith, November 4, 2014 7 p.m.
Boston Society of Architects, BSA Space, November 6, 2014 6 p.m.
The University Club of Boston, November 11, 2014 6 p.m.
Books on the Square, Providence, November 22, 2014
The Skyscraper Museum, New York City, December 2, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, December 11, 2014 12 noon
National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., January 11, 2015 1:00 p.m.
Boston Athenaeum, January 21, 2015 6 p.m.
Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, February 19, 2015 2 p.m.

New Jersey Future, New Brunswick, N.J., October 30, 2014
Meeting of the Minds, Detroit, October 1, 2014
New Partners for Smart Growth, Denver, February 13, 2104
The American Library in Paris, October 1, 2013
Historic Salem, May 14, 2013
TEDxBeaconStreet, November 17, 2012
Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors, Springfield, Mass., June 7, 2012
The Legacy of the Inner Belt, Cambridge Historical Society, Cambridge, Mass. April 25, 2012
American Planning Association National Planning Conference, Los Angeles, Calif., April 16, 2012
West End Museum, April 5, 2012
Worcester Business Development Corporation Annual Meeting, DCU Center, Worcester, MA April 28, 2011
TEDx Tampa Bay, Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL April 22, 2011
Sustainable Urbanism Conference, Congress for the New Urbanism New England Chapter, Local Food symposium, Yale University, New Haven, CT March 17-18, 2011
Smart Growth Conference, Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, March 4, 2011
Rollins College, Department of Environmental Studies, Hamilton Holt School, Masters of Planning in Civic Urbanism, Winter Park, Florida, November 3, 2010
Committee for the Green Foothills, Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, CA, October 15, 2010
World Future Society 2010, Westin Waterfront, Boston, July 8, 2010
Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, June 16, 2010, 6:30 p.m.
Robert Moses, Jane Jacobs, and the Automobile, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY, May 17, 2010, 6:30 p.m
Metropolitan Area Planning Council, Boston, April 21, 2010, 6 p.m.
New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan Branch, New York, March 9, 2010, 6:30 p.m.
New England Women in Real Estate, Piper Rudnick, Boston, March 2, 2010, 6 p.m.

2009 Book Tour for Wrestling with Moses

Vermont: Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, author’s reading and discussion
Massachusetts: Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA, August 4, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
Washington DC : Politics & Prose, Washington DC, August 11, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
Canada: University Club Ramsay Breakfast, Toronto, August 13, 2009, 7:30 a.m.
Vermont: Northshire Bookstore, Manchester, VT, August 29, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
New York : Urban Center Books, New York, NY, September 21, 2009, 6:30 PM
New Hampshire : Water Street Bookstore, Exeter, NH, September 25, 2009, 7:00 
Massachusetts: University Club of Boston, Boston, MA, September 30, 2009 
New York : The Skyscraper Museum, New York, NY, October 1, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
New York: The Tenement Museum, New York, NY, October 8, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
Oregon: Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, Portland, OR, October 15, 2009, 7:30 PM
California: San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, San Francisco, October 16, 2009, 12:30 p.m.
Massachusetts: MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning speaker series, co-sponsored by American Planning Association/Massachusetts Chapter, MIT Stata Center, Cambridge, MA, October 21, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
Massachusetts: Northeastern University School of Journalism, Boston, MA, October 22, 2009, 3:00 p.m.
Massachusetts: College Speaker Series, Boston, MA, October 28, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Massachusetts: Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA, November 2, 2009, 5:30 p.m.
New Jersey : American Planning Association/New Jersey Chapter/Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers, NJ
New Jersey
The State University of New Jersey
, New Brunswick, NJ, November 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.
Massachusetts: Rebuilding Together Boston, Blue Cross-Blue Shield at Landmark Center, Boston, December 2, 2009
Massachusetts: Urban Land Institute/Boston District Council, Boston, MA, December 11, 2009, 12 noon

Oct. 16, 2008 Our World lecture series, Amesbury Middle School auditorium, Amesbury, Mass.
June 9, 2008 MassImpact/Cities & Climate Change Symposium, Wong Auditorium/Tang Center at MIT (70 Memorial Drive), Cambridge MA
Mar. 27, 2008 Redevelopment: Collaborate 2008, Orange County Planning Division/APA, Orange County Convention Center, West Building, Orlando, FL
Dec. 19, 2007 Boston Public Library: “Shaping the 21st-Century City,” the Boston Society of Architects Lecture Series
Oct. 18, 2007 Howard E. Woodin Colloquium Series, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont
Oct. 15, 2007 Living and Working in Paradise II, Outer Banks Community Development Corporation, Kitty Hawk, N.C.
Oct. 11, 2007 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Lincoln Lecture series, “Perpetual Growth: Cost and Coping Strategies,” with author Anne Mackin, Cambridge, Mass.
Oct. 4, 2007 2007 Great Northwest Planning Conference, Oregon and Washington chapters, American Planning Association, Tacoma
Sept. 19, 2007 Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies, University of Central Florida, Orlando
Sept. 14, 2007 Design for Health workshop, University of Minnesota, Hubert. H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, Minneapolis
May 17, 2007 Congress for the New Urbanism XV, Philadelphia
April 2007 Groton Public Library / Nashua River Watershed Association
Mar. 19, 2007 Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
Feb. 22, 2007 Urban Land Institute, Southwest Florida, 10th Annual Winter Institute on the Gulf, Naples, FL
Feb. 8, 2007 New Partners for Smart Growth, Los Angeles
Dec. 1, 2006: Massachusetts Smart Growth Conference, panel on form-based codes, Worcester, Mass
Nov. 15, 2006: BuildBoston, panel on smart growth, World Trade Center Boston
Nov. 13, 2006: “This is Smart Growth,” Leading Practices in Smart Growth Symposium presented by ICMA University with support from the Smart Growth Network and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, at Brownfields conference, Boston
Nov. 10-12, 3006: Vero Beach Book Festival
Nov. 6, 2006: High Winds Fund lecture, Macalaster College, St. Paul
Nov. 2, 2006: Land Development West Conference, Las Vegas Keynote speaker: “Smart Growth’s Tipping Point”
Oct. 27: Keynote speaker, Natick 360 Vision for the Future Conference, Natick, Mass.
Oct. 19, 2006: Urban Land Institute, Panel on Infrastructure, Denver
Oct. 13-15, 2006: Southern Festival of Books, Memphis
Oct. 3, 2006: AARP‘s 2020 Vision series panel “Building for Boomers: Community and Home”, Las Vegas
Sept. 19, 2006: Building a Better Bend, Bend, Ore. “Finding Home: Strategies for Affordability” Tower Theatre

2006 Book Tour for This Land

New York: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism alumni weekend book fair, Low Library Rotunda, April 21
San Antonio: American Planning Association conference, April 23
Boston: Boston Athenaeum May 4
Cambridge, MA: Loeb Fellowship 36th reunion, Harvard Design School May 5
Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Keynote for City Planners Dinner, May 11
Boston, MA: New England Women in Real Estate, Northeast Regional Conference, Hyatt regency Boston, May 12
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Book Store, Author Event Series, May 12
Washington, D.C.: Politics & Prose bookstore May 13
Washington, D.C.: Smart growth speaker series, National Building Museum May 15
Boston: Borders Downtown Crossing, co-sponsored by the Boston Scoiety of Architects, May 24
Providence, R.I.: Congress for the New Urbanism, June 2
Washington, D.C. The Brookings Institution, Metropolitan Policy Program, June 6
Garden City, NY L.I. Mayors Institute on Community Design, sponsored by the Regional Plan Association, June 8
Denver: The Tattered Cover, (LoDo), Rocky Mountain Land Series, June 10
San Francisco: Stacey’s San Francisco, June 12
San Francisco: San Francisco Planning + Urban Research Association, June 12
Portland, OR: Powell’s Books, June 13
Portland, OR: McCall Society lecture, June 14
Seattle:Town Hall Center for Civic Life with Elliot Bay Book Co., June 15
Chicago: “Tuesdays at APA,” forum co-sponsored by the American Planning Association, the Campaign for Sensible Growth and the Metropolitan Planning Council, June 20
Boston, MA: Midday lecture series, Old South Meeting House, June 21