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Weekly Review

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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 the campaign to make iconic Parisian plaza’s pedestrian friendly, designing cities for millennials and New York’s best street murals of 2015 (so far).

  • Pedestrian-friendly Parisian squares
  • Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced a campaign to reclaim some of the city’s most beautiful but also most congested squares for pedestrians. Funds will be allocated to open up 7 iconic Parisian plazas to pedestrians. (via CityLab)
  • Passé parking spaces
  • City’s have long revolved their planning decisions around the car. Now there has been a generational shift towards a more people-centred approach to urban design. Millennials are more interested in walking, cycling and transit-oriented design. (via CNT)
  • NYC’s top ten street murals
  • We’re already half way through 2015 (eek). Here is a list of the top ten street murals in New York City so far. (via untapped cities)

Photo by Panoramas from Flickr CC

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