Tuesday, October 16, 2007

The Riches of Cooper-Young: Cause 1

random art, old railroad crossing, Cox and York, Cooper-Young, Memphis
The fewer boundaries there are that separate citizens, the better, because creativity thrives when people encounter one another from different parts of society...
Steven J. Tepper,
on the conditions under which creativity flourishes,
on Smart City Radio

Variety of housing cost is part of the reason Cooper-Young has become a viral, creative, rich Memphis neighborhood. It trends towards Memphis affordable. It blends socially and economically with nearby neighborhoods. No one is out of place in Cooper-Young.detail outside Pearl's Oyster House, Main Street, South Main, Memphis

And part of the reason that South Main is not-so-vital is its lack of that variety. (One suggested solution.)

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