Art and Public Space Highlighted By New St. Louis Park

This post from <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> looks at the park that just opened in St. Louis, and finds it effective at emphasizing the public art and public space that exist in the city -- even beyond the park's edges.
July 20, 2009, 6am PDT | Nate Berg
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The new park is located in downtown St. Louis and brings an attractive and active public space, according to this review.

"The City Garden brings to downtown not only an entirely new, and enthusiastic, demographic, but a new formal and aesthetic framework. This isn't to suggest that before the ribbon was cut and the crowds began exploring the grounds that downtown St. Louis didn't have green space and sculpture. But the sum of these existing parts seldom congealed into much. City Garden changes that."

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Published on Thursday, July 16, 2009 in The Architect's Newspaper
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