Project For Public Spaces
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Project For Public Spaces

Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit organization based in New York dedicated to creating and sustaining public places that build communities.[1]

Planning and design rooted in the community form the cornerstone of PPS's work. Building on the techniques of William H. Whyte's "Street Life Project," this approach involves looking at, listening to, and asking questions of the people in a community to discover their needs and aspirations. It was founded in 1975 by Fred Kent.[2]


  1. ^ Byles, Jeff: "Taking Back the Streets", in The New York Times April 6, 2008, retrieved 3 April 2010
  2. ^ Festing, Harrier (1 May 2001). "Turning public space around". Town and Country Planning  - via HighBeam (subscription required). Archived from the original on 17 September 2017. Retrieved 2017.

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