On the Edge: America’s Middle Neighborhoods


Friday, October 21, 2016


11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
101 Market Street
San Francisco, CA94105

Join us for a discussion on Middle Neighborhoods—those neighborhoods across America that are not in deep distress, but are not thriving either. Learn what makes these “on the edge” communities important to cities and why increasing attention on these areas is critical to preventing decline and building long-term social and economic vitality.

Paul Brophy will describe the characteristics and history of middle neighborhoods and the challenges they face, share examples of preservation strategies, and discuss the policy and program changes that could support efforts to improve these communities. Local experts will offer their perspectives on what Middle Neighborhoods mean to the Bay Area.

Read more on middle neighborhoods in Community Development Investment Review: Middle Neighborhoods. Hard copies will be distributed at the event.

Questions about the event? Contact the SF Fed’s community development team.