Duany, Development, And Destiny
"Cities can rise and fall on the way major projects are designed, on what gets knocked down, how visitors park, the way they get in and out..."
"To propose a Florida-style theme park as a salvation for a city is the kind of simplistic idea that, from time to time, has bamboozled elected officials. The long, sad sequence (Duany wrote out a long list of such typical projects as space needles, aquaria, and convention centers) is a history of failure. They proved to be nothing more than one silver bullet after another. They all failed to deliver because what a city requires is slow, patient work by excellent government and many small investors."
Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan