Mission Statement

Urban Renaissance Institute is dedicated to helping cities and their regions flourish by removing the many impediments to their proper functioning.

Our goals:

  • To foster thriving, sustainable city regions,
  • To measure and reveal the wealth that cities generate,
  • To promote diversity of uses within cities,
  • To study the organized complexity of cities, their parts and their features, and
  • To demonstrate why sound urban policies are indispensable to wilderness protection.