At long last, I’ve worked with a set of photos that used to be on the old Walkable Eastwood website and created a slide show out of them. One of the things I noticed is the tremendous diversity of businesses that used to be along James Street. We can learn a lot from what used to be an even more walkable community. Notice how people can see into the store windows, how they can easily find each other on the street. This connection between the inside and outside of the buildings via the humans who can see each other is made possible by design decisions that were obvious seventy years ago. My hope is that they are just as obvious today as James Street continues its renaissance.