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Celebrating the Third Place : Inspiring Stories About the Great Good Places at the Heart of Our Communities - Ray Oldenburg

Celebrating the Third Place

Inspiring Stories About the Great Good Places at the Heart of Our Communities

Paperback Published: 30th November 2001
ISBN: 9781569246122
Number Of Pages: 336

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Nationwide, more and more entrepreneurs are committing themselves to creating and running “third places,” also known as “great good places.” In his landmark work, The Great Good Place, Ray Oldenburg identified, portrayed, and promoted those third places. Now, more than ten years after the original publication of that book, the time has come to celebrate the many third places that dot the American landscape and foster civic life. With 20 black-and-white photographs, Celebrating the Third Place brings together fifteen firsthand accounts by proprietors of third places, as well as appreciations by fans who have made spending time at these hangouts a regular part of their lives. Among the establishments profiled are a shopping center in Seattle, a three-hundred-year-old tavern in Washington, D.C., a garden shop in Amherst, Massachusetts, a coffeehouse in Raleigh, North Carolina, a bookstore in Traverse City, Michigan, and a restaurant in San Francisco.

Introductionp. 1
Annie's Gift and Garden Shopp. 9
The Third Place Coffeehousep. 27
Crossroadsp. 33
Horizon Booksp. 43
Old St. Georgep. 55
Square One Restaurantp. 63
El Taco Nazop. 73
Tunnicliff's Tavernp. 81
Miami Passport Photo Shopp. 91
Good Neighbor Coffee Housep. 99
Joe's Cozy Corner and Galatoire'sp. 107
Civilizationp. 119
The Great Good Gymp. 131
The Neutral Ground Coffee Housep. 143
The Sharpest Ironyp. 155
The Blue Moon Tavernp. 169
Plank's Cafep. 183
Maxwell Streetp. 193
The Coffee Beaneryp. 209
Acknowledgmentsp. 219
About the Contributorsp. 221
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ISBN: 9781569246122
ISBN-10: 1569246122
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 30th November 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1

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