Anthony Flint

September 18, 2020 — People

Senior Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Anthony Flint is Senior Fellow in the Office of the President at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He is engaged in writing and research on a variety of topics related to sustainable cities, including infrastructure financing, climate resilience, affordable housing, and the regeneration of post-industrial cities. A contributor to the Lincoln Institute’s magazine Land Lines and author of the feature Mayor’s Desk, he is also a correspondent at The Atlantic’s CityLab and The Boston Globe, and writes for The New Republic, Metropolis, Next City, Architect magazine, Planning magazine, Planetizen, and many other publications. He is author of Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow (New Harvest); Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City (Random House); and This Land: The Battle over Sprawl and the Future of America (Johns Hopkins University Press); as well as co-editor of Smart Growth Policies: An Evaluation of Programs and Outcomes (Lincoln Institute). He has been a journalist for over 30 years, primarily at The Boston Globe, a policy advisor on smart growth for Massachusetts state government, a visiting scholar and Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, a writer in residence at The American Library in Paris, a practitioners fellow at The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, and a curator and speaker at TEDxBeaconStreet. He earned his B.A. from Middlebury College and an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, and attended the University of St. Andrews and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Wrestling with Moses won a Christopher Award in 2010.