Urbanful examines four cities making the most of scare public spaces by reactivating their alleys with programming and pedestrian-friendly designs.
Dec 30, 2014 Urbanful
The example of Holladay Park in Portland is examined for lessons in improving public spaces through the help of private sector consultants.
Sep 10, 2014 The Oregonian
In New York and Washington, Rod Stevens reports on two very different examples of the importance of programming, or "software", to placemaking.
Feb 1, 2012 Urbanophile
Grey Park in Evanston, Illinois is used primarily by mentally ill residents of a nearby facility, who make the space uncomfortable for the general public. A community group brought in food trucks, and everyone came together over cupcakes.
Sep 6, 2011 Project for Public Spaces blog