The city's newest linear park is safe because it's well-watched — by park patrols, security cameras, and a profusion of windows (redolent of Jane Jacobs) looking onto public space.
The elevated rail line that's been converted into New York's most talked-about linear park has generated about 12,000 jobs and $2 billion in private investment.
When design works against community in New Urbanism
Approximately 27,000 square feet of commercial space and 127 apartments will be in the first phase of a long-awaited town center adjoining the University of Connecticut.
in one of the neighborhood's many parks — public areas that encourage neighbors to interact frequently. Courtesy of Petra Spiess
Citizen-based, small-scale efforts can lead to bigger changes in the built environment, according to a new report.
Courtesy of CNU
The construction of a public building is an opportunity to add value far beyond the utility of the building itself or the temporary jobs needed to construct it.
here on Commencement, May 2005, is a gathering place year round. Source: Hazel Borys
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