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Policy Innovations | What Makes a City Great? It’s not the Liveability but the Loveability


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“A good place has at least 10 reasons to be in it, and what gets people to come back to a place or to have a memorable experience is the layering of things in it. We are often told that the aesthetics and the infrastructure, the form of the space is the most important factor. Those play a role, but it is really about how those support uses and purpose to the space. A great destination, whether is a street or a square, has at least ten places on it with at least ten things to do in each. A great city has at least ten great destinations or districts. New York is really defined by its public destinations. If it didn’t have communities creating them, it would not have any level of attachment or the investment that it has.”

Read the entire interview at Policy Innovations: What Makes a City Great? It’s not the Liveability but the Loveability.

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