Main streets are so important because they are the backbone of a community, but they don't have to have just one look and form. This market in Ithaca is as good a main street as any other.
Using Markets to Bring Social Life Back Everywhere: Markets are hubs of community life; People are drawn to markets that attract a diverse set of visitors; they tend to shop at markets with friends and family; and the energy of a market allows us to "bump" into neighbors and friends, because a trip to the market is not a chore but an experience to be shared. That’s the reason why markets are basic community gathering places.
The Borough Market is woven into the neighborhood. Coming at it from multiple directions one finds themselves suddenly in the market. The intensity increases as you get into the many the hearts of the market.
Buenos Aires' Calle La Defensa is a memorable street any day—but especially on Sundays, when crowds gather to walk, shop, dance, eat and have fun interacting with the street performers.
Christmas markets around the world highlight dynamic year-round destinations in the center for most cities. They bring joy and celebration to all.
The Victuals Market (Viktualienmarkt) in Munich, Germany Central "Market Square" is typical of the historic squares around Europe, showcasing the local commerce, culture and diversity in the center of each city.
Built in 1988, It took 3 months to develop, cost 78,000 pounds and created 60 jobs. It is still thriving today.