Creative force

    Not only does the Philadelphia office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy find the city to be 70 percent more creatively vital than the nation, the city’s got plans to boost that number while revitalizing neighborhoods.


    As Peter Crimmins reported yesterday, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Alan Greenberger plans to use the information from the study to enhance Philadelphia’s once-industrial neighborhoods with artist live-work spaces.

    Better yet, statistics show the city’s ranking may be even higher than the reported 70 percent.

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