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Bryant Park

This summer I visited New York. One of the loveliest surprises the city offered me was Bryant Park located in the heart of Manhattan, situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets &…

CityPoem 64 – Prague

A poem by Jan Skácel who was banned during the Communist regime and tragically died ten days before the 1989 revolution. “ This article has been contributed by Ellen Delzenne – thanks Ellen! Prague CityPoem – photo Ellen Delzenne Prague…


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Reinier de Graaf: The City as Predictor of the Future

“Cities are, as it were, territorial avant gardes showing how we have to tackle things.”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest into cities? What changes should we make in our investment policies in cities?…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 34: Mare de Campos

Rotterdam is nice because it is “flat”, “green”, secure and because people makes it interesting. I loved hanging around by bike over there… feeling the wind beating my face every day. 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in…

Rotterdam week 8 Questions – 7: Patrick van Beveren

Manager Urban renewal and Housing in Amsterdam, loves Feyenoord and Bert van Marwijk. 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city. Why are they so good? In a way Rotterdam…