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    Those of you interested in public space might want to consider subscribing to the newsletter below. It is put out by the Project for Public Spaces, an
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      Those of you interested in public space might want to consider subscribing
      to the newsletter below. It is put out by the Project for Public Spaces,
      an interesting firm that works with cities in the U.S., Eastern Europe,
      and elsewhere to improve the quality and livability of their squares,
      parks, etc.

      Asha Weinstein
      Department of Urban and Regional Planning
      San José State University
      One Washington Square
      San Jose, CA 95192-0185
      email: asha.weinstein@...
      phone: 408-924-5853

      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 09/05/2003 09:01 AM -----


      MakingPlaces@...
      09/05/2003 07:36 AM


      To: "Asha Weinstein" <asha.weinstein@...>
      cc:
      Subject: Making Places


      MAKING PLACES
      News and thoughts from Project for Public Spaces

      You can't create great places without getting people involved from the
      bottom
      up, but it certainly helps to have friends at the top. In the UK, people
      at
      the highest levels of government have demonstrated a strong desire to
      improve
      public spaces, and they have recently delivered major results...

      Get the full story in the September edition of MAKING PLACES, now
      available
      online: http://www.pps.org/newsletter/Sep2003.htm

      ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:

      LONDON CITY COMMENTARY
      Congestion charging was a major step in the right direction. Now see how
      London can take its quest for better public spaces even further.

      PLEASE TOUCH: HOW AACHEN'S PUBLIC ART ADDS TO ITS PUBLIC LIFE
      Editorial by Carolin Hagelskamp.

      NEWS FROM PPS
      Taking the message of placemaking to Denmark, Poland, and Armenia.

      PARK TALK
      Get the latest on the revitalization of civic squares, plus park news and
      upcoming events.

      THE PLACE POLL
      Nominations from Indiana to Taiwan: Tell us what you think of this
      eclectic
      group of places.

      MONTHLY SNAPSHOTS
      Summertime farmers markets bring out the true character of places.

      PUBLIC VOICES
      On the need for design guidelines for public buildings: "The DC government

      probably hasn't built one decent looking building in at least 20 years..."



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