City Revival Through the Arts
By focusing on creating cultural sites and harboring the arts, the Israeli town of Hollon has regenerated its economy.
"With a dozen new museums, libraries, theaters and other cultural centers - all focused on the city's unique rebranding around kids culture and digital arts - Holon has become an international model for urban renewal, drawing 400,000 tourists last year.
'It's a very ambitious little town,' said Ron Arad, an Israeli architect who designed Holon's new landmark Design Museum. 'Every cultured person in Israel now finds themselves in Holon, which is amazing.'"