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From Dumpsters to Biergartens: Case Studies in Alley Activations

Alleyways are at worst a blight on the city, uncared for and unattended to, they can attract trash and crime. That's far from necessary however, these so-called "interstitial" places have been used to great effect in other cities and Urban Fast Forward is proud to have contributed to a series of case studies produced by the International Downtown Association on this topic.

We looked in particular at the usage of public art in alleys in Louisville, KY and Melbourne, Australia and how their respective Downtowns have been enhanced by artistic programs.

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