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New York Mayor de Blasio is trying to bring some law and order to the “Crossroads of the World,” Politico New York reports.  

October 6, 2015

A downtown street will be reconfigured as a plaza-like setting to better accommodate pedestrians and cyclists, Global Construction Review reports.

August 20, 2015

A Cairo-based design lab says the city should make greater use of the public spaces in its secluded alleyways, UrbanAfrica.net reports. 

July 15, 2015
Any dead street in the South Australia city is fair game for an experiment in bringing it to life.
Stephanie Johnston April 29, 2015

A book to be released in May highlights the placemaking role of ubiquitous street chairs in Cairo, The Pop-Up City reports. 

April 3, 2015

The space will be part of a cultural village that is one of the city’s main tourist attractions, Global Construction Review reports. 

March 16, 2015
Much of Moscow's riverfront is a concrete barrier of roads, parking and industrial sites. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has big plans to make it green.
Timothy Misir March 13, 2015
Inside a city that works hard at keeping the jungle in "urban jungle."
Grace Chua January 23, 2015

Inspired by New York’s High Line, the 11th Street Bridge Project would connect Washington, D. C.’s downtown with an African-American neighborhood left out of the city’s boom, Governing reports.  

January 8, 2015

The plan would turn the historic indoor stadium into a one-of-a-kind civic space, CultureMap Houston reports.

December 30, 2014

The French Alps city is the first in Europe to forego advertising revenue from billboards to create more downtown space for trees and community bulletin boards, France 24 reports.

December 8, 2014

Partial street closures on Sunday mornings in Mumbai are a response to a sharp increase in car ownership that’s putting the squeeze on pedestrians, The City Fix reports. 

November 21, 2014

Klyde Warren Park in Dallas wins recognition from the Urban Land Institute as a central gathering spot and green oasis in a city known for skyscrapers and sprawl.

October 24, 2014
The multi-purpose dam also creates recreational opportunities for a crowded city.
Grace Chua September 25, 2014

The four proposals for Washington, D. C.’s version of the High Line feature stirring designs and space for markets, events and recreation, Urbanful reports. 

September 18, 2014

Local artists in Montréal have transformed discarded containers into inviting, open-air public seating areas, The Pop-Up City reports.

September 5, 2014

The half-mile long pedestrian walkway would be built along a major thoroughfare that slices through Seoul’s central business district, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

September 3, 2014
A city with too few parks for too many people is leaning on civic activism to improve its green space.
Nabila Rahhal August 27, 2014
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