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Rethink Old Town's Public Space!

The above video features Project of Public Spaces (PPS) founder Fred Kent sharing his insights on comfort in public space, including why it matters, what to look for, and how to make it happen. Many of his examples in this video and accompanying article could have easily been photographed here in Portland as I did while at Directors Park one sunny afternoon. But just not in our neighborhood, Portland's Caring Community Old Town Chinatown. Since we have a considerable population of citizens who make our doorways and sidewalks places to rest, eat, and sleep, we have to rethink the design of public space in a caring community like ours. What if the planning and sustainability folk in town were


Portland's Caring Community Website sponsored by, Voices of Sustainability


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