Shops as the bricks and mortar of place identity

“Think of a city and what comes to mind?” asks Jane Jacobs (1961: 29). “Its streets. If a city’s streets look interesting, the city looks interesting; if they look dull, the city looks dull.” In our opinion, Jacobs should have answered: its commercial streets. Indeed, on Jacobs’ ideal street, small shops attract a diversity of people who use the public space and interact


Editor(s):
Ferro, Lígia
Smagacz-Poziemska, Marta
Gómez, Victoria
Kurtenbach, Sebastian
Pereira, Patrícia
Villalón, Juan José
Published in:
Moving Cities – Contested Views on Urban Life, 97-114
Year:
2018
Publisher:
Wiesbaden, Springer
ISBN:
978-3-658-18461-2




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