The Hill: Can a new town square bridge the electoral divide?

How and where do we start to rebuild the social fabric essential to democracy in a time when we’re growing apart more than ever? This op-ed by Carol Coletta, a senior fellow with The Kresge Foundation’s American Cities Practice, proposes an answer: let’s start by reimagining our libraries, parks, trails, plazas, community centers and schoolyards as places where people of all backgrounds and views can exchange ideas and address problems.