Author: Adam Greenfield

6 Inspiring Pedestrian Streets in the US

It’s often difficult to imagine that streets weren’t always the way they are today. And it’s also hard to believe streets could work differently – but they can. Here are 6 US streets before and after they were transformed from vehicular thoroughfares to places for people.

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Without Common Land No Social System Can Survive

“Without common land no social system can survive”, wrote renowned architect Christopher Alexander. Today, that means car-free social spaces – squares and pedestrian streets – in the center of the action, where people go. Such places are essential for facilitating human happiness. Let’s explore why.

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