Live And Let Die

2 Oct

“While paying lip service to downtown revitalization the complex is in fact just another destination shopping center, blocked off from the surrounding community. You drive there, you park your car, you stay inside the complex, and you leave. You don’t integrate yourself with the surrounding community. You don’t patronize businesses in the neighborhood. Drive. Park. Shop. Leave. That’s it.”

Some excellent posts from Los Angeles residents about L.A. Live, the AEG-built stadium district so often touted by the Katz Group and others as an ideal case study for a downtown arena district in Edmonton. I recommend reading the comments, too.

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