Bright Lights, Open Cities

Public Policy: Open spaces serve as primary organizing elements for cities.

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October 20, 2000, 11:00 AM PDT

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The really great cities of the world are remembered for their public realm: their parks, plazas, boulevards, squares, and pedestrian streets. It isn’t about buildings alone—it’s the public realm, the public environment, the connective physical fabric that sets the tone for private investment and creates the environment for human activity and habitation. And those are the things that people really remember.”NOTE: The full text of this article may only be available to ULI members.

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