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Featured in This Is Where You Belong by Melody Warnick, published by Penguin Books in 2016.


In the spirit of Gretchen Rubin’s megaseller The Happiness Project and Eric Weiner’s The Geography of Bliss, a journalist embarks on a project to discover what it takes to love where you live.

“Two books in one: a well-researched survey of the literature on place attachment, and a how-to guide for readers wanting to fall in love with where they live.”—Library Journal

This Is Where You Belong is an important book for so many people out there who are choosing their place to live.”—Richard Florida, author of Rise of the Creative Class

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Additional stories of note

“Cities just don’t plan like they used to. That leaves tactical urbanism as one of the few tools for making change… The methods the Doleys employ are worth watching — and imitating all over Philadelphia.” – Inga Saffron, Pulitzer Prize-winning Architecture critic, The Philadelphia Inquirer


Aine (L) and Emaleigh Doley (R).
Photo by Neal Santos for Grid Magazine.


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