Each of us brings such a private map along and revises it every time we step out the door. These maps have consequences not just for our feelings about the city but for our literal ability to negotiate it. 

Michael Sorkin, Twenty Minutes in Manhattan


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The Generative Power of Place

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Generative: capable of producing or creating

Great people places are also great for business and represent the culture of their respective cities. Some places seem to have happened upon the magic formula of being “a great people place” while other places need to work at it.

Most often the places that are inherently fabulous have had time, decades even, to develop and evolve. others are the result of the community’s hard work, government policy, strategic planning or any number of factors that deliberately focus their energies on making that place great.

ABOVE: Cafe de Flore, Paris