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 250 “alternative” blocks of sidewalks in Seattle, love letters for that special city in your life and New York City plants its millionth tree. Continue reading
Sidewalks figure centrally in our experience and conception of a city. Jane Jacobs began her influential Death and Life of Great American Cities with a look at sidewalks. My work this summer has taken me to all corners of the city of Toronto, and in so doing has shown me the many forms sidewalks can take.
When we think of urban sidewalks, something like this tends to spring to mind…