Marketing Cities

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

How would you "sell" the city where you live to other people? Would you market its restaurants, parks, public transportation? NPR's Neal Conan leads a discussion about how urban areas are making themselves attractive to potential residents.


Tracy Gosson
*Executive director of Live Baltimore, a non-profit that markets Baltimore as a desirable place to live

Carol Coletta
*Host of Smart City, which originates from member station WKNO in Memphis, Tenn.
*President of Coletta & Company, Inc.

Gary Gates
*Research associate and demographer at the Urban Institute



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from