Cool Faces / Cold Shoulders

"Yet rather than address serious issues like housing, schools, transport, jobs and security, mayors and policy gurus from Berlin and London to Sydney and San Francisco have adopted what can be best be described as the 'cool city strategy.' If you can somehow make your city the rage of the hipster set, they insist, all will be well."

- Joel Kotkin. Uncool Cities. Prospect Magazine. Issue 115. October 2005. (PDF)

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