With the economic downturn, Projects for Public Spaces (PPS) reports that worldwide cities are refocusing - abandoning the notion that expensive projects lead to great places.
There is no doubt that the world has changed fundamentally since the collapse of the global economy last year. We are heartened to see that out of the dust has emerged a new mantra of "less is more" and "work with what you have." -- PPS Newsletter
Sounds like good advice for Memphis. In fact it's the advice the Project for Public Spaces (PPS) recommended in their 2007 "Report on the Memphis Riverfront."
Click HERE for PPS "Report on the Memphis Riverfront."