the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Articles
  3. Top 10 American Downtowns

Top 10 American Downtowns

Top 10 American Downtowns
Courtesy of Flickr CC License / navets. Used under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>Creative Commons</a>
Courtesy of Flickr CC License / navets. Used under Creative Commons

Livability.com recently released a compilation of the 10 best downtowns in the USA. Based on a rubric analyzing entertainment, planning, architecture, and green spaces they have come up with a list atypical of the cities typically found at the top of similar lists. Each of the cities on the list has a distinct and unique aura. Starting with Franklin, Tennessee, and topping out with Indianapolis, Indiana at number one, the descriptions of each city are sure to provide ample insight into the inimitable characteristics that warranted their listing within the top 10 downtowns. Be sure to check out projects from the cities on the list here:

  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Savannah, Georgia
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Fort Worth, Texas
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Eugene, Oregon
  • Franklin, Tennessee
  • About this author
    Tim Winstanley
    Author

    See more:

    Articles
    Cite: Tim Winstanley. "Top 10 American Downtowns" 10 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/182193/top-10-american-downtowns/> ISSN 0719-8884
    Read comments