You know great places when you see them and apparently the New Haven Green is on top.
The non-profit group, the American Planning Association has chosen the spot as a great "public space."
Some of the reasons why:
According to the American Planning Association Web site, it "celebrates places of exemplary character, quality and planning.
The planners select sites every year that represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement and a vision for tomorrow.