In his compelling follow-up to The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida outlines how certain cities succeed in attracting members of the 'creative class' - the millions of people who work in information-age economic sectors and in industries driven by innovation and talent.

chapter 1|26 pages


chapter 2|20 pages

Cities and the Creative Class

part |2 pages

Part I Talent

chapter 3|38 pages

Competing in the Age of Talent

chapter 4|24 pages

The Economic Geography of Talent

part |2 pages

Part II Tolerance

chapter 5|16 pages

Bohemia and Economic Geography

chapter 6|12 pages

Technology and Tolerance

part |2 pages

Part III Place

chapter 8|16 pages

Place-Making After 9/11

chapter 9|6 pages

Open Questions