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Project for Public Spaces

Fall and Rise of Great Public Places

Jay Walljasper | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green
Jay Walljasper

The spots we share together--parks, streets, sidewalks, squares, trails, markets, waterfronts, beaches, museums, community gardens, public buildings and more--are the primary sites for human exchange, upon which our communities, economy, democracy and society depend.

From Tunisia to Egypt, Democratic Expression Depends on Public Spaces

Jay Walljasper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jay Walljasper

The influence of the new digital commons in democratic uprisings has been chronicled at length. But the importance of a much older form of commons has earned scant attention: the public spaces.