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The Mercantile Library Explores What It Takes To Be A Healthy City

Clockwise from top: Nisha Botchwey, Ph.D.; Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah, Ph.D.; Sagar Shah, Ph.D.

What makes a city a healthy one? The Mercantile Library explores how the built environment changes life choices and even lifespan in the upcoming talk "The Healthy City" as part of an ongoing series The Case for Cities.

The virtual conversation is this Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. hosted by University of Cincinnati Design, Art, Architecture and Planning Professor of Planning Christopher Auffrey, Ph.D.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss "The Healthy City" are Georgia Tech School of City and Regional Planning Associate Professor Nisha Botchwey, Ph.D.; American Planning Association Planning and Community Health Manager Sagar Shah, Ph.D.; University of Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning Assistant Professor Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah, Ph.D.

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Michael Monks brings a broad range of experience to WVXU-FM as the host of Cincinnati Edition, Cincinnati Public Radio's weekday news and information talk show.