If you live in a city, you know that the apartments are tiny and there isn’t a lot of green. That means you have to rely on the public, open spaces for a little breathing room. We <3 public space because it means we are sharing space, which means we are building a community that cares about its neighborhood. This week, we are looking back on some pretty cool initiatives, and looking forward to something immensely exciting — the OPENING OF THE HIGH LINE ON JUNE 9TH! We absolutely can’t wait, look for coverage next week!
Re-nest reminds us that you can rent a bike for free in Downtown New York City all summer long, courtesy of Bike Around Downtown!
We’ve rather been enjoying core77‘s coverage of metropolitan/municipal design, especially London’s Design Museum’s latest exhibition which examines how interventions can be made to enhance the experience of Londoners on public streets.
And, what is this? Curbed reports that Frank Gehry’s design for Brooklyn’s Atlantic Yards is being ditched and replaced by something simpler. Read the full story at the NY Times.