“Investments in public art are not just for cultural or aesthetic purposes; they also can have a positive bottom-line economic impact, with material financial benefits to their owners. Good art is good business.”
The excerpt is from a great article by Dan Rosenfeld for The Atlantic Cities that makes a compelling economic case for good public art. Creating competitive cities means creating great places for people. This article uses Los Angles as an example of how it works. Check it out.
* Originally adapted from Urban Land