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OpenCity Weekly Review

Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you a bus yard turned wetland in Los Angeles, the tight urbanism of alleyways, Chattanooga’s typographic urban landscape, and Vancouver’s plan to say goodbye to its downtown viaduct.

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OpenCity Weekly Review

Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you a fake sun over London’s Trafalgar Square, San Francisco’s e-bike sharing experiment, the business case for beautiful libraries, and an underground video tour of Hong Kong’s subway expansion.

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February Newsletter Now Out

Our February newsletter features our best original articles from the past month and ideas we like all about public space and urban experiences. This month we have our first video featuring a ‘Crazy Piano Guy,’ a surprising parking garage, New York City doing it right on the waterfront and special gardens throughout Montreal’s core.

You will find the February installment here. You can subscribe for future newsletters on the right side of our website where you see the ‘sign up’ button or here on our Facebook Fanpage.

Photo by Jill Slater

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OpenCity Weekly Review

Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you author Chris Turner speaking about the value of public space, Vancouver’s anti-neon crusade, towers of dreams (and nightmares), and why the most environmentally friendly buildings may be the ones we’ve already built.

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January Newsletter Now Out

Our January newsletter features our best original articles from the past month and ideas we like all about public space and urban experiences. This month we have stories about the value of abandoned and planned spaces, street patterns, noise in New York and bringing faith to Occupy Wall Street.

You will find the January installment here. You can subscribe for future newsletters on the right side of our website where you see the ‘sign up’ button or here on our Facebook Fanpage.

Photo by Wendy Gold

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