Urbanism Without Effort

Chuck Wolfe says that urbanism that can readily occur in urban neighborhoods "without really trying" as people naturally come together in impromptu ways.

Wolfe uses the example of a "movie night" in a Seattle residential alley as "an important reminder that a city neighborhood can experience community without really trying."

Wolfe believes that planners "...try awfully hard-sometimes too hard, in my opinion-to extol the virtues of the city by proselytizing and debating ideas and opportunities."

"The best urbanism is that which is already there to be nurtured, a practice that I highly recommend," Wolfe concludes.

Thanks to Chuck Wolfe

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