The arts attract residents and businesses.
The density of arts organizations and prevalence of arts events plays a role in attracting residents and businesses to (re)locate to a community by improving its image and making it more appealing.
Walesh, Kim and Doug Henton. 2001. "The Creative Community--Leveraging Creativity and Cultural Participation for Silicon Valley's Economic and Civic Future." San Jose, CA: Collaborative Economics.
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