The Rise of Public Markets
Public markets took a big hit with the growth of refrigerated transportation, and some attempts to revive the concept over the years have fallen flat. So what makes a successful market?
"'A market should suit its place,' says David O'Neil, the former general manager of the Reading Terminal Market and a Senior Associate for the nonprofit Project for Public Spaces. 'It's like if you plant a seed, and you put it too deep and add too much water. It's not going to grow.'