Remote work isn't killing cities. But it could save them!

One of the many complaints about remote work is that it's killing cities. Without all those suburban residents enduring soul-crushing commutes into the city every day to work in soul-crushing offices, cities are impoverished because empty office spaces neither bring in tax revenue nor support city businesses during the day. 

Except they've got it backwards. By converting empty office space to housing for remote workers, they could massively increase tax revenue and business activity. 

Here's my case for why remote work is the solution to the decline of cities.