The Creator Towns Blog

What is a Creator Town?

Instead of small towns relying on old industries, they can recapture the creative wealth that has concentrated in major cities.

Locals First

Before asking "what does this town need to attract more knowledge workers?" You should be asking "what does this town need?

Returning Life to Main Street

To create a more lively main street, we should encourage opening businesses that are affordable, communal, regularly enjoyable.

Against Starting Cities from Scratch

There are a number of interesting futuristic city building projects taking this approach, but it's not the best place to start.

What Didn't Work, and What's Next

In the Edison lightbulb mythology sense, I discovered a few ways not to build a Creator Town.