Would closing these streets help our lack of public space?
A steady rain of giggles falls on a busy street in Uptown Charlotte. It’s May 2019, and a neat row of see-saws undulate back and forth, bright LED strips highlighting their movement, as elated, carefree riders push off. The smell of food trucks serving eager patrons wafts through the air.
Parents watch, relaxed, knowing they don’t have to pull their child out of oncoming traffic, as kids run...