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Experts coming Wednesday to Paradiso to ponder, “Is it the end of the suburbs?”

Paradiso will host an interesting discussion on Wednesday night about the ongoing demographic shift among professionals who are trying to steer clear of the suburbs and make a life in the city.

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Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron will join Fortune magazine managing editor Leigh Gallagher to discuss Gallagher’s new book, called “The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is moving.” Wonder what her belief on the subject will be.

Registration costs $30 but includes cocktails and appetizers as well as a chance to hobnob with urban planner types and some other really smart people. A walking tour of the avenue will follow the presentation. 5 to 7 p.m. 1627 E. Passyunk Ave. Register here. Walk-up registration at the event costs $40.

 

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3 Responses to Experts coming Wednesday to Paradiso to ponder, “Is it the end of the suburbs?”

  1. Brandon G October 7, 2013 at 2:08 pm #

    Anywhere we’d be able to get a recap of the event? Unfortunately I have a conflict but this is a topic i am greatly interested in. Thanks in advance.

  2. Michael October 7, 2013 at 10:05 pm #

    Unfortunately you can only buy tickets in person at the door now.

  3. Angelo October 8, 2013 at 1:48 am #

    End of the Suburbs??? I hope so… Enough of all that burning gas just to pick up two or three grocery items way of life…

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