Sidewalks: a Source of Urbanity in the Public Imagination – Jeremy Biden

From Beaudelaire’s flâneur* on the streets of Paris, to skateboarding the concrete entrance ways of modern-day office buildings, public space and particularly sidewalks have been a space of conflict and competition between different actors. Sidewalks form the liminal space between traffic and buildings and they serve as sites of protest, partnership and identity for neighborhoods. In…