Anthony Flint

AAnthony Flintnthony Flint is a Fellow and Director of Public Affairs at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, a think-tank based in Cambridge, Mass., where he is engaged in writing and research about urbanism and development patterns. He is author of Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City (Random House, 2009). He was a visiting scholar at Harvard Design School while writing This Land: The Battle Over Sprawl and the Future of America, published in 2006 by Johns Hopkins University Press. He has been a journalist for twenty years, primarily at The Boston Globe, where he covered urban planning, development, architecture and transportation, and had a weekly column on urban design and public space. His articles and essays have appeared in The Boston Globe Sunday MagazineThe Hartford Courant, the online journal PLANetizen, and PLANetizen’s “Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning” (Island Press 2007) Planningmagazine, Architecture BostonLandscape ArchitectureArchitectural RecordThe Next American City and Land Lines. He has also published papers on planning and transit for the Rappaport Institute of Greater Boston at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a chapter on planning in the book Governing Greater Boston. He was co-editor of the volume Smart Growth Policies. A graduate of Middlebury College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, he served in 2005-2006 as education director at the Office for Commonwealth Development, the Massachusetts agency coordinating housing, transportation, environment and energy. He was also a Loeb Fellow at Harvard in 2000-2001. He is author of three blogs: At Lincoln HouseThis Land and Developing Stories.


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