Q&A: Michael Fichman on Nighttime Economies and a Philly Milestone – Weitzman School

In July, the City of Philadelphia joined a handful of US cities in appointing a “night mayor” with the selection of Raheem Manning to serve as director of the nighttime economy and business development. The appointment grew out of a sustained effort by Michael Fichman, a research associate at PennPraxis who teaches in the Master of Urban Spatial Analytics Program, to champion 24-hour cities internationally.

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