Thursday, May 31, 2012

Where No One Has Fun

Urban entertainment districts: Blocks where no one has fun:
"Cities keep trying to create downtown cool with dull nightlife districts. But who wants to hang out at the mall?"

The lesson in this article? A city can't impose an entertainment district (think: Georgia Street); they grow organically (think: Mass Ave, Fountain Square or Broad Ripple).

This Indianapolis Observer wonders when will they ever learn*.

(Tip of the hat to Pete Seeger)

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