"Is this how we should fund transformative urban development in the United States, a contest to impress a retail giant..."

At Curbed, there's a look at "the good, the bad, and the somewhat embarrassing submissions" cities around North America in the contest to land the second Amazon headquarters. [Curbed]

Earlier: A snapshot of the Capital Region pitch to Amazon

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