A place can become serviceable the hard way… by cultivating businesses over the years that cater to the citizens of a place. Daryl Davis heroically cultivated over a hundred businesses at Seaside; Orjan Lindroth created markets in the Bahamas where none existed before. Or it can harness a strong economic engine that provides the services needed by the place. The classic example is an assisted living center, where the cafeteria can be a sidewalk cafe for the town; the mail room can be the post office; the meeting hall can be the town hall, etc. Here’s a story of how it can work.