How To Create Spaces in Our Cities for Creativity to Thrive

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RTE Brainstorm, Updated / Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021 16:57


Once filled with slaughterhouses and packing plants, the Meatpacking district on the far west side of Manhattan is now a lively space. It's home to vibrant clubs and restaurants, an art museum and accessible outdoor spaces. Place-making strategies designed to create new places have successfully invented and re-imagined areas and parts of urban locations in need of new life. Initiatives designed to breathe new life into retail and commercial districts and docklands are underway across the historic city centres of Cork, Limerick, Waterford, Galway, Kilkenny and Dublin.