Reimagining American Community
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Photo Credit: Alex E. Proimos via Compfight cc

What really makes a city family-friendly?  In this article from the San Francisco Planning and Research Association, Elizabeth Sullivan argues that it’s not what you think: what makes a city good for families is exactly what makes it good for singles.  Hint: it’s not more parking.  It’s more people.

About the Author
Born and raised on Manhattan, a small island in the Atlantic, Susannah Black received a degree from Amherst College and another one from Boston University. She has written for The Distributist Review, Front Porch Republic, Amherst Magazine, The L Magazine, and (in her young and foolish libertarian days) National Review. Having moved back to the New York area, she is now taking her stand in Central Queens, helping to run a sort of boarding facility/rental commune/household for her relatives and friends out of her great-grandparents’ big old house. She is also obsessed with tall ships and in the summers can be found helping to sail a schooner in New York Harbor. She blogs at