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THE COMEBACKS

These Rust Belt cities may have been left for dead, but none of them were having it.

No. 50 Buffalo

A Public-Private Experiment Gone Right

• Few cities can take advantage of a catalyst like the Buffalo Billion, the development plan New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced in 2012 to invest $1 billion into the region. The program’s impact has been widely felt: Today, Buffalo’s startup scene benefits from a boom in health care construction—including a $270 million children’s hospital and a $375 million medical school—and such entrepreneurial organizations

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