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10 Benefits of Creating Good Public Spaces

If successful public spaces are so easy to create, than why are they so hard to find in Center City Philadelphia? Aside from Rittenhouse Square, Center City lacks enjoyable outdoor areas to eat lunch, socialize and relax. To better understand the value of good public space, here is a list of 10 top benefits and examples of where you can find them in the U.S…

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  • January 13, 2011

What Makes a Public Space Unsuccessful?

According to the ‘Project for Public Spaces’ website, the most crucial elements to consider when diagnosing unsuccessful spaces are: sociability, uses and activities, comfort and image, and access and linkages. To evaluate a space near you, consider the following questions and elements…

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  • January 13, 2011