Anthony Flint



Anthony Flint is a fellow and director of public affairs at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, author of Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City (Random House) and This Land: The Battle over Sprawl and the Future of America (Johns Hopkins University Press), and co-editor of Smart Growth Policies: An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes (Lincoln Institute). He has been a journalist for over 25 years, primarily at The Boston Globe, a policy advisor on smart growth for Massachusetts state government, and a visiting scholar and Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.

In addition to Citiwire, he is a regular contributor to The Atlantic Monthly’s The Atlantic Cities, as well as The Next American City, Planning magazine, Planetizen, Architecture Boston, and many other publications, and is author of  the Lincoln Institute blog. At Lincoln House and Developing Stories at the author’s website. He is a curator of TEDx BeaconStreet, and appeared at TEDxBeaconStreet in 2012 and TEDxTampaBay in 2011, presenting on urban planning, infrastructure, and housing. His next book, The Raven: The Life of Le Corbusier, Maker of the Modern, a narrative nonfiction account of the father of modern architecture, will be published by Amazon Publishing in 2014. Wrestling with Moses won a Christopher Award in April 2010. Twitter: @anthonyflint. Facebook: