Aloof, withdrawn into themselves, over-intellectualized, maintaining impersonal relationships, dependent on strangers to sustain their everyday conduct, their efforts and interests are narrowed down to the economic system, embodying an identity of producers/consumers. In this way Zimmel characterized urbanites over a century ago-urban residents who struggle to survive in the jungle of overly stimulating, rationalized, and impersonal environment. This is what urban life seemed to offer through remolding the personality and social relations of its inhabitants. What are the chances of urban residents leading lives different from what they were doomed to by this environment? Can they overcome what it prescribes them to be? Are there other opportunities hidden in the city of a different urban experience?