Alternate Street Design Gallery

Sidewalk in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  There are several different patterns and color schemes. Every sidewalk is a work of art.
Lightly used unfininished street not up city standards enables far more greenery

Alley provides access but leaves more space for housing.

Big tree could not exist if street were built to former city standards Unneeded street turned into grass.
Local street blocked off from collector street.
Neighborhood intersection turned into neighborhood public square. Traffic could easily be permanently banned since it is a strictly local service street. This could only happen easily with neighborhood government. Excessive space in urban America is devoted to streets, almost nothing, outside of parks, to public spaces.

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