Around the World in 40 Places

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August 14, 2012

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Around the World in 40 Places

I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.

– Ani DiFranco –

Around the World in 40 Places

Every community needs a commons where people can gather as friends, neighbors and citizens. This can be a grand public square, a humble Main Street or a vacant lot with a few handmade benches where locals sit down for conversation. Or even a bridge, beach or bus station. Project for Public Spaces, a New York-based group compiled a comprehensive catalog of more than 600 of the best public spaces around the world. Here is a selection of some of the most inspiring, many of them very modest and in surprisingly humble locations. { read more }

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What is your favorite “public space” in the world? Share your answer with other readers here. { more }

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