Every detail in the city should show respect for human dignity and reflect that everything human is sacred - Enrique Penalosa
Streets are not all there is to the crime story. But they are a barometer for deeper threads in the urban fabric. The poorly designed or ill-managed street is the hostile, uninviting territory of no-man's land. Over and over that's where crime opportunities show up.
How do we make engaging our experience in such menial landscapes? Like waiting at a pedestrian crossing.
Charles Landry believes the creative city takes many forms. I've shown examples such as street pianos and intersection painting.
Here is another.