Sunday, April 09, 2006

Good Streets, Bad Streets



5th Avenue Looking North


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FCR's Proposal for the Area Currently Known as Pacific Street






“A city sidewalk by itself is nothing. It is an abstraction. It means something only in conjunction with the building and other uses that border it…streets and their sidewalks, the main public places of a city, are its most vital organs”.

Jane Jacobs

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

great stuff, j.

8:35 PM  
Blogger JLB said...

Greetings. I'm new to your blog. I just found you through a link at the NY Times article A Blogfest Over a Project in Brooklyn By NICHOLAS CONFESSORE Published: April 16, 2006 here:http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/16/nyregion/16yards.html

I enjoyed this entry. I'm a huge fan of green spaces in cities, and I really liked the Jane Jacobs quote.

8:49 PM  

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