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    Most creative creation of urban public space?

    What do you think is the most creative creation of public space in an urban environment? I humbly nominate the High Line Park in NYC. If you're unfamiliar with it, there's a great article/photos: The High Line

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    Quote Originally posted by wadams92101 View post
    What do you think is the most creative creation of public space in an urban environment? I humbly nominate the High Line Park in NYC. If you're unfamiliar with it, there's a great article/photos: The High Line
    Ever, as in since the beginning of civilization? Well then I say it has to be the lost city of Atlantis. I just know there was some ill shit going on there.

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    The list would be pretty long...go here and make it easy.

    http://www.pps.org/
    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. -Douglas Adams

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    Good point. Good site. How about the last 50 years in the U.S., adaptive reuse of already built on area, e.g., conversion of a former industrial site, or of a transportation artery, etc. Here in downtown San Diego, I'd love to see us cap our below grade freeway and use the space for a park - but that's probably not all that creative.

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