The Death and Life of Great American Cities - Part 2, Chapter 8, The Need for Mixed Primary Uses Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 8, The Need for Mixed Primary Uses Summary and Analysis

The first condition is that the district has to have more than one purpose. The neighborhood people have to be in place to perform their numerous functions. As pointed out earlier, different people must be on the streets at different times at all times of the day and night to provide the eyes that are needed. The parks require people doing different things at different times. Just as streets and parks need users, stores, and other commercial establishments need users and customers. Lower Manhattan is used as an example. During the lunch hour of the working day, the places are mobbed. Outside of working hours, there is no activity. To balance the time use they would have to find a way to attract visitors to the area...

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