Pittsburgh Planners Find Inspiration In Prague

Prague, in Central Europe, with 1.2 million residents, has succeeded in developing and preserving its historic center.
August 27, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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" '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."

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Published on Tuesday, August 26, 2003 in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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