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In Defense of Vanity Projects

Why cities benefit from ornamental design

Little Island on New York’s Hudson River overlooking the Meatpacking District,

All bad cities are alike; Each great city is great in its own way. Or something like that. All else equal, the more good things a city has, whether that be buildings, institutions, universities, restaurants, parks, bars, novel attractions or any of a thousand other categories, the better that place…

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Coby Lefkowitz

Coby Lefkowitz

Urbanist, Developer, Writer, & Optimist working to create more beautiful, sustainable, healthy, equitable and people-oriented places.

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