"The compact clustering of residential and working populations also supports a diverse, competitive, and often ingenious retail community," Leavitt writes.
Leavitt toured the Tsim Sha Tsui district, an upscale shopping neighborhood.
"Not a centimeter of space is wasted; even alleys between buildings, like the one crammed with blooms and forming a haphazard flower shop, are put to use."
Lots of pictures over at Metropolis.
Thanks to Julia Levitt