Table Of Contents

Bryant Park

  1. Learning from the Mistakes of Bryant Park
  2. More Bryant Park Midcourse Corrections

Jamaica

  1. Changes In Jamaica
  2. Jamaica Update – Not According to Plan
  3. Real Community Leadership

Operations

  1. Putting Out in Public Space
  2. People Like/Love Gras
  3.  and yes I said yes I will Yes
  4. There is No Free Lunch (or Breakfast)

Programming

  1. The Fog of Creative Placemaking
  2. Say It With Flowers

Streets and Sidewalks

  1. EATING ON THE PAVEMENT
  2. When the Signs Suck
  3. Vending: The Platonic Form
  4. Selling on the Sidewalk
  5. Building Blank Walls
  6. Improving Suburban Downtowns Larchmont
  7. Pissing On Sidewalks
  8. Make American Downtowns Great Again
  9. Delivering Compassion to the Homeless

Economic Development

  1. What Works
  2. Buying the Dogs

BIDs

  1. WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE…
  2. In Defense of BIDs
  3. Going Beyond Safe and Clean

Theory

  1. The Impossible Takes a Little While — Billie Holiday*
  2. Gentrification and its Discontents
  3. Race, Class, Equality and Public Space
  4. MAKE NO GRAND PLANS
  5. Engaging the “Deplorables”
  6. Housing Market Myths and Truths
  7. The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is … What Exactly?

Other Places

  1. Bass Ackwards Los Angeles
  2. The View from Vancouver
  3. When will we ever learn? Cleveland
  4. Photos from Cleveland’s Public Square
  5. Getting It Right Cincinatti
  6. Snowed by Buffalo
  7. The Fountains of Andalusia
  8. The Solstice, Christmas, York and Place
  9. Advent, Le Chemin de St. Jacques, Ste. Foy, Conques and the Essentialness of Place
  10. Placemaking as Policy: Gloversville, New York: A Laboratory for the community impact of public space revitalization
  11. Sharon Springs, New York – A Great Place: A Long Hard Pull
  12. Why Cleveland should become “Amazon City!”Why Cleveland should become “Amazon City!”

Book Reviews

  1. He Happens to Like New York* Justin Davidson, The Magnetic City
  2. The Triumph of The Creative Class Richard Florida, The New Urban Crisis
  3. TAKING SUBURBIA SERIOUSLY Joel Kotkin, The Human City