Strong Towns has awaken in me the responsibility that I have as a developer of doing a better job using our resources to the fullest extent without selling out the future of our children.
— Monte Anderson of Dallas, TX

What if the person you've been waiting to fix your community is you? We're working with partners across the country to empower individuals to become the small scale, incremental developer their community needs. Support us and help grow this movement.


Municipal finance is not some dark art to be performed by shadowy figures. Communities can do their math out in the open and folks can understand the basics that drive their community’s economy. The work of StrongTowns helps people understand how the city’s financial health depends upon the community’s commitment to build or rebuild differently.
— R. John Anderson of Albuquerque, NM
R. John Anderson and Chuck Marohn at CNU 23 in Buffalo.

R. John Anderson and Chuck Marohn at CNU 23 in Buffalo.


I really like Strong Towns’ more recent focus on incremental real estate development. They have a unique combination of genuine concern for fine-grain urbanism, desire to evangelize, and actual connection with a grassroots but national audience.
— Andrew Frey of Miami, FL
As a top-producing Realtor in my market-place, I know full-well that the future in America lies in small cities with traditional neighborhoods, grid-patterned street, sidewalks, porches etc. The suburban layout with big lots/lawns, cul de sacs etc is getting harder and harder to sell.
— Craig Della Penna of Northampton, MA
Monte Anderson and R. John Anderson (no relation) at CNU 23 in Dallas. 

Monte Anderson and R. John Anderson (no relation) at CNU 23 in Dallas. 

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