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Making Room in Urbanism for Kids

Tim Devin

Here's A Small Lab, which is a Japanese (English-language) urbanist site about local food, creativity, play, DIY, and... kids in the city.

So many urbanists are concerned with making cities better for adults, and sometimes "families." It's nice to see someone also thinking about things from a kid's point of view...

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  • John Wynn

    Glad to report that here in Cleveland, up and coming neighborhoods are consciously inclusive of kids and their needs: organized play groups, expanded activities in city parks and increased educational opportunities such as magnet schools and highly specialized charter school options, and more family-focused events. Up until now, Cleveland's urbanist movement targeted the young, the hip and the single professionals exclusively, unfortunately alienating many people who wanted to live and raise their families in an urban environment.