Justin Garrett Moore states that equitable and inclusive third places must be intentionally and purposefully constructed.

“There is a reason there was such a strong fight over lunch counters in the civil rights movement: The spaces of our daily lives are very important for our cities and our society. In the urban design world we talk a lot about the ‘human experience’ of our shared built environment. The reality is that many of the important and even defining exchanges, interactions, and even altercations that help define our human experience of the city happen in the blurred public-private zone of third spaces.” – Justin Garrett Moore

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