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The Rise of the Creative Class--Revisited by Richard Florida

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CHAPTER 15
Building the Creative Community
One of the questions I get asked most frequently is: how do you actually do it, how do you build a truly creative community—one with real quality of place—that can survive and prosper in this still-emerging new economic order? There is no easy, silver-bullet answer, but one thing is for certain: the old approaches simply will not work. It’s not enough to just provide good schools or a family-friendly environment, just as it is not enough merely to have an environment that’s teeming with restaurants and bars. Neither gargantuan downtown stadiums and convention centers nor gleaming arts centers, leafy suburbs ringed with high-tech industrial parks, and upscale shopping malls are sufficient unto themselves. ...

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