Project For Public Spaces

February 14, 2011, 8am PST
Newcastle, Australia's downtown business district lacked street life and was littered with empty buildings. A "Renew Newcastle" campaign brought new life and new residents. PPS talks with the man behind the plan.
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July 8, 2009, 5am PDT
Roundabouts, usually considered a quirky European development, can reduce delays at intersections by 20%, according to studies by Kansas State University.
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January 31, 2009, 5am PST
The Project for Public Spaces has released a summary of the top ten trends shaping the future of America's communities -- from public markets to community-based transportation planning.
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December 1, 2008, 9am PST
According to Philip Myrick, communities that will fare the best economically are the ones that think locally and employ placemaking strategies.
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August 18, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>The Project for Public Spaces has released its list of the five best neighborhoods in North America.</p>
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August 13, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Getting neighbors together for community events does more than prevent crime, according to the Project for Public Spaces.</p>
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April 27, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>As public libraries take on more roles in their communities -- including acting as key public spaces -- librarians are adopting "placemaking" into their facility and service planning.</p>
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January 6, 2006, 2pm PST
PPS offers striking images of great places (and a few not-so-great) from around the world. [Includes photos.]
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September 26, 2005, 6am PDT
Steve Davies argues that public markets are making a comeback and that America's future may be small vendors as much as big boxes.
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August 4, 2005, 9am PDT
From Amsterdam, to Brazil, to St. Louis, the Project for Public Spaces adds 10 urban locations to its list of Great Public Places.
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June 28, 2005, 9am PDT
The Project For Public Spaces envisions a world where urban areas are pedestrian destinations and neighborhoods are planned with living -- not traffic -- in mind.
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April 1, 2005, 1pm PST
Vehicles stage massive park-ins and protests across the nation against aggressive pedestrians.
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November 23, 2004, 2pm PST
Project for Public Spaces selects the best spots to live, work, and hang out.
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November 20, 2004, 5am PST
PPS examines the changes needed to begin to view urban elements as interrelated components of a single place.
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July 14, 2004, 11am PDT
The Project for Public Spaces asks if architecture critics have forgotten how to judge public spaces.
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June 10, 2004, 9am PDT
There's a common perception that Paris is an untouchable ideal, too lofty for other cities to absorb its lessons. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth.
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April 27, 2004, 8am PDT
The Project for Public spaces publishes their list of the most important figures from the placemaking movement.
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April 26, 2004, 2pm PDT
Transit agencies commercialize their public spaces as a means of generating revenue, often without any public oversight.
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April 3, 2004, 9am PST
The Project for Public Spaces has published a very optimistic monthly newsletter for April 1st.
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April 1, 2004, 7am PST
Wal-Mart abandons mega-stores in favor of locally-owned, downtown shops and embraces sustainable development.
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