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Ned Crankshaw

Ned Crankshaw is an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Kentucky. He has written about streetscape design in historic commercial districts in numerous journals and magazines.

Creating Vibrant Public Spaces

Creating Vibrant Public Spaces

Streetscape Design in Commercial and Historic Districts

Public space and street design in commercial districts can dictate the success or failure of walkable community centers. Instead of focusing our efforts on designing new “compact town centers,” many of which are located in the suburbs, we should...