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What Are the Best Things About Life in the City?

What Are the Best Things About Life in the City?
What Are the Best Things About Life in the City?, Turns out it's not the big buildings and big crowds that draw people to cities. Image © Flickr CC User Ed Yourdon
Turns out it's not the big buildings and big crowds that draw people to cities. Image © Flickr CC User Ed Yourdon

Contrary to popular belief, the most visible aspects of cities - new, shiny buildings and crowds of people - aren't really why people around the world are drawn to city life. Curious about the overwhelming trend toward global urbanization, design firm Sasaki surveyed 1,000 people in Boston, Chicago, New York City, Austin, San Francisco and Washington DC to discover the most beloved elements of cities. Finding differences across regions and between generations, this article on Fast Company explores the humble and often surprising reasons we adore city living. Read the full article for more.

Cite: Sadia Quddus. "What Are the Best Things About Life in the City?" 14 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/537622/what-are-the-best-things-about-life-in-the-city/> ISSN 0719-8884