Treasuring Urban Oases – by Michael Kimmelman
Posted by the editors on Sunday, 4 December 2011
Architecture critic Michael Kimmelman has written an interesting article entitled “Treasuring Urban Oases” in the Art & Design section of The New York Times, looking at what passes for public space in many New York neighborhoods and suggesting that with the public demand for parks, squares and more pedestrian-oriented streets only growing, it is urgent for government, the private sector and the public to redouble their efforts at communication, cooperation and creation of a contemporary and meaningful urban social infrastructure.
An interesting slideshow accompanies Kimmelman’s article, here.
See our previous post The Death of the Fringe Suburb – Housing & Urban Development in the U.S., on an article cited in Kimmelman’s Treasuring Urban Oases.
top image: Richard Perry/The New York Times
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