Should Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio be considered the future of the American city? According to Forbes the answer is yes. While more well known cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco grew at barely 1/5 of the rate as the big three in Texas. Between 2000-2009 Chicago lost 257,000 jobs while Houston added 250,000. And while people in the so called big 3 cities think Texas' main cities are just over grown suburbs the truth is Texas' success in the last decade has to do with urban center growth as much as any reason. Read the whole story here.