Arts and culture

The Case for an Arts Cluster

October 4, 2019 / Comments Off on The Case for an Arts Cluster

Perhaps the most prominent historical example of arts as a local economic cluster is Renaissance Florence. The arts in Florence during the Renaissance period served as a hub for painting, sculpture, and architecture. While supported by demand in the local area through endowments and patronage, arts production was a prominent commercial activity. Final demand for […]

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Old City, New Look

May 20, 2016 / Comments Off on Old City, New Look

Old City District in Philadelphia has long been a tourist destination for American history lovers. With 4.3 million annual visitors to the Independence National Historic Park and the recent honor of being named America’s first World Heritage City, Old City has solidified itself a top historic landmark in the U.S. While this deep rooted history […]

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