Plazas dead and lively and the passageways that connect

Plazas and passageways captured by graphic recorder Tanya Gadsby

A city’s buzz is highly associated with the liveliness of its plazas – the shared outdoor spaces adjacent to buildings and parks, whether privately or publicly owned. To celebrate Jane’s Walk on May 4, The Places Project hosted a walk that explored a variety of plaza spaces in downtown Victoria (BC, Canada) and the curious […]

Bryant Park in NYC: public space collaboration

chess in Bryant Park

A couple of weeks back, I was in New York City, visiting family and for a holiday (yes, those two can go together).  I stayed in mid-Manhattan.  A short walk away was Bryant Park.  It’s a unique public space.  I found it an oasis.  You can almost forget you’re surrounded by skyscrapers.   This year […]

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