Meredith L. Sadin

Meredith L. Sadin is a researcher and lecturer at The Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. She is also a senior research fellow at the Center for Active Design.

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If You Build It, They Might Not Come: Animating City Spaces

Why do revamped areas remain barren after so much thought and money are put into redesigning them? A case study in Charlotte, North Carolina, offers clues.