By Jennifer Putnam, Chief Creative Officer, Allen & Gerritsen
There were wide-eyed optimists and dreamers. There were uninhibited hellos and invitations to play. Strangers, young and old, male and female of every ethnicity and background conversing with one another as if life-long friends. There was dancing, singing, laughing and celebration. You’d think I was describing a playground – and in so many ways that’s exactly what it was.