What If We Built Our Cities Around Places?

PPS examines the changes needed to begin to view urban elements as interrelated components of a single place.
November 20, 2004, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Imagine, for example, a neighborhood park bordered on one side by a commercial street and on another by a public library. These urban elements work together to form a single place, yet in a typical city that area would likely be managed by a number of public entities, each operating independently of the others. Instead of a unified approach to improving the place, we likely end up with atomized spheres of influence."

Thanks to Project for Public Spaces

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Published on Thursday, November 18, 2004 in Project For Public Spaces
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