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Casey Woolley
Founder of Fairground
Asked a question 7 months ago

If you could grow your perfect Strong Town from the ground up, what features would it have and why?

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Paul CorderStrong Towns Member
City of Lebanon, TN Planning Director

I would have a water source that would not go dry, a place of worship ( forum),  a market place for small shops (central market), a public pool or water feature (thermae), an arena (amphitheater) and a theater.  I would also have well connected streets built for the most common form of travel (walking).  I choose these because it is what I found in my kid's book called City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction by David Macaulay.  Some of the cities that were built like this have preformed well so, that is where I would start.