Downtown Resilience: Cultural Districts vs. Urban Workshops | Sustainable Cities Collective

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Creative cities that foster a wide variety of industries provide the sort of robustness to changes in the market that regions require, ensuring continued economic competitiveness and resilience.

Donovan Gillman‘s insight:

Again I’m not too sure which is less invasive to those who were here to start with and which leaves more room for others who do not fit the "creative" mold – my gut feeling is that workshop enviroments allow for more labour intensive opportunities that are not simply dead end runs like waitressing and security gaurding, but might in fact build skills and opportunities to be involved in the creation of value for the less fortunate inhabitants.

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