GLOSSARY: Public Space

Public space is an open area that is publicly owned and open to everyone. It is also a place where people come together and talk about policies or protest public issues. Examples of public spaces are sidewalks, parks, libraries, recreation facilities, etc. Many people take public space for granted and they don’t realize how beneficial […]

Public Space in Cities

In the article, How Much Public Space Does a City Need?, by Gregory Scruggs displays an argument about public space within cities. When we think “public space” the first thing that comes to mind is parks and outdoors. For example, when we think public spaces  in New York City we think Central Park, Highbridge Park, […]

Public Space

In the article “Policing Public Space“, Public Space may be defined as social space that is open or accessible to people. This may include, roads, public parks, benches, etc. In this article it is shown that public space may be interfered with when it comes to police and their surveillance. Although there is a freedom […]