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Fridaygram: Happy Holidays

As we wish you happy holidays, we thought we would share some of the ways different cities decorate and use public spaces at this time...

Fridaygram: From Railway Yards and Dilapidated Parking Lots to Millennium Park

In 1998, the Mayor of Chicago, Richard M. Daley announced a vision to redevelop the rail tracks and dilapidated surface car park that consumed...

Fridaygram: Japanese Shotengai

Shotengai are a type of shopping arcade found in Japan. Their varied layouts provide both a safe pedestrian experience and true mixed shopping capabilities...

Fridaygram: PARK(ing) Day Spaces in Ballard

Today marks the 10th year of the PARK(ing) Day movement, an international event which endeavors to highlight the need for more urban open spaces....

Fridaygram: Activating Seattle’s Squares

Bright colored cafe tables and chairs decorate two Seattle parks, Westlake and Occidental. Over summer, these parks have featured new experiences, as part of...

Fridaygram: Wallingford Rowhouses

Over the weekend, I drove through Wallingford after picking up some groceries and along the way one particular row of houses caught my eye. At...

Fridaygram: Brooklyn Bridge

After 13 years of construction, the world's first steel suspension bridge, Brooklyn Bridge was opened in 1883. Boasting the longest span in the world...
Feel the distancing in this Gas Works Park vista.

Fridaygram: Gas Works Park

One of Seattle’s most unique places, Gas Works Park, is a pioneering example of the regeneration of a contaminated industrial site as a public...