Luckmaking in Place

“Placemaking takes time and sometimes just plain dumb luck. No planner envisioned it all, first laying out the grid of streets and creating a zoning code for Dinkytown, then deciding precisely that an alley was to be converted to become the location of a breakfast counter and a legendary, delicious business.” – Sam Newberg

A nice reminder that things like MySpace, CraigsList – while not ‘designed’ – are more valuable places than some of the more ‘planned’ places.