Pittsburgh Planners Find Inspiration In Prague

Prague, in Central Europe, with 1.2 million residents, has succeeded in developing and preserving its historic center.

" 'Prague is similar to Pittsburgh in its feel,' Murphy said during a recent interview in the City-County Building. 'It's walking scale. The idea of it being compact. Older buildings on a walking scale.' Those same things have drawn people to Prague for centuries and made it a model of urban planning throughout Europe, said Svetlana Kubikova, Prague's development director."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Full Story: City planners look to Prague for inspiration

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