Public space

Public realm: greens, plazas, fountains

Connie Moran runs for Mississippi state treasurer

The mayor of Ocean Springs, an advocate of new urbanist plans for her city, pledges to help northern Mississippi communities rebuild after tornadoes and floods.

The High Line brought down to Earth: Chicago’s Bloomingdale Trail

It’s been just a few months since Rahm Emanuel assumed the mayoralty in Chicago, and already pedestrians are beginning to feel the Mayor’s presence on city streets.

The real problem with community associations

A review by Doris Goldstein of Beyond Privatopia: Rethinking Residential Private Government. A book by Evan McKenzie. Urban Institute Press, 2011, 164 pp., $26.50 paperback.

Just another park

Today, public parks are seen as an optional amenity. In our pre-suburban development pattern, parks were looked at much differently.

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