The Urbanist

Moving day

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28 May 2020

Episode 450

30 minutes

We look at some of the migration habits and moving-day quirks of city dwellers around the world from before the coronavirus outbreak, as well as at how to move an historic red-light district.

28 May 2020

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Chapter 1

8 minutes

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Chapter 1

Mapping urban migration

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Where are Americans moving to and why? We look at the findings of a report showing some of the hottest locations for prospective renters in the US from the start of 2020.

8 minutes

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Chapter 2

10 minutes


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Chapter 2

Montreal’s manic moving day

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We investigate a strange tradition wherein many Montrealers choose to move house on the same day.

10 minutes

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Chapter 3

6 minutes

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Chapter 3

Turning off the red light

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A look at Amsterdam’s own relocation issue: how does a city move an entire red-light district?

6 minutes

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