Great cities revolve around lively commercial areas, which in turn depend on good commercial architecture. We visit the Texan towns of Austin and Fredericksburg to explore the best and worst of commercial buildings.
Neighbors who organize block parties are community-building heroes. The new report Building Blocks by Plaza Perspective’s Adam Greenfield explains how cities can encourage block parties in every corner of the land. We explore highlights from that report.
The Plaza Perspective now features a large library of public space photos: The Public Space Image Collection. These photos reveal how public space can change lives. In this article, we select some highlights from the Collection.