Lincoln Center, whether good or bad, continues to be model of modern performing arts centers

The New York Times review of the currently-running retrospective on Lincoln Center contains one paragraph that reminds me of whats happening with DPAC, DAD, CityArtsFactory and downtown Orlando in general:

"Such arts centers (that were inspired by the Lincoln Center model of shoving several performance spaces into one) also developed a new social logic for the late 20th century, in which the arts didn’t grow out of the city; rather the city, with its ravaged downtown, was meant to grow out of the arts. (And yes, Lincoln Center did transform the Upper West Side of Manhattan.) Many arts centers in the nation’s cities were even overbuilt, as if institutional size would easily translate into affirmations of cultural power. But they also created budgetary pressures to fill more seats and so encouraged more popular offerings."