Quote of the Day

“We’re extremely social creatures, and I think people in New York really suffer from an inability to really interact with people….(Yet) What level of friendliness can you possibly sustain each day if you have to say hello to everybody you meet on 34th Street?”
–Susan Meiklejohn, associate professor of urban planning at Hunter College, quoted in a NY Times story on condos that function a bit like co-housing and intentional communities.