Morning Headlines: Reading Terminal Market Included in Top 10 List of Great Public Spaces in America

A Pittsburgh spot also made the cut.


Today the American Planning Association announces their selections for their annual “10 Great Public Spaces in America” list. As the title suggests, the catalog includes places from all corners of the country that “represent the gold standard” when it comes to having “a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement, and a vision for tomorrow.”

This year, Reading Terminal Market was included in the list.

According to’s Bob Fernandez, the market’s general manager said APA picked the market because of “its history and function in Philadelphia, and the diversity of its food stores and customer base.”

Reading Terminal Market is a Top 10 public space []

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