Building for Tourism vs Livability?

This article is from Strong Towns archives of most popular. Sound a bit familiar?  Asbury Park, having been “economically down on its luck but working toward a better future.”

THE BIG URBAN MISTAKE: BUILDING FOR TOURISM VS. LIVABILITY

 
BY ARIAN HORBOVETZ

“Originally posted on Strong Towns member Arian Horbovetz’s blog, The Urban Phoenix, and republished on our site in May, I have heard many people talk about how this essay voiced what they’d been feeling about their own communities, or helped them look at their towns in a new light. Arian writes primarily about issues facing small to mid-sized cities in New York state, but the topics he addresses apply to so many Rust Belt communities and truly, to any town that’s economically down on its luck but working towards a better future.” – Rachel Quednau

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https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2017/12/5/the-big-urban-mistake-building-for-tourism-vs-livability

 

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