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.
Pedestrianizing streets is most cities’ best bet for creating excellent public spaces. We address the 5 most common objections to pedestrianization and suggest a way to give good public space ideas a fair shot.