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Founding President of Project for Public Spaces, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating public places that foster communities

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Four teams will share their visions for a renewed Pershing Square this week.

Pershing Square Renewed?

Four teams will share their visions for a renewed Pershing Square this week.

from Design and Architecture

Today, city officials announced a new chapter for L.A.’s first park, Pershing Square. They’re launching an international competition to redesign it.

Redesigning Pershing Square

Today, city officials announced a new chapter for L.A.’s first park, Pershing Square. They’re launching an international competition to redesign it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Public spaces can make or break a city. They’re escapes from the relentless urban pace and help bring people together. They are town squares that make communities out of neighborhoods.

Making L.A.: Public Spaces

Public spaces can make or break a city. They’re escapes from the relentless urban pace and help bring people together. They are town squares that make communities out of neighborhoods.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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