Finding the Untapped Potential of Alleys

“We’re starting to realize they’re just as powerful as a park or plaza”

Jul 16, 2018 · 8 min read
Photo: Green Garage Detroit/Midtown Detroit Inc./Madison McVeigh/CityLab

By Lynn Freehill-Maye

In the early aughts, a former skateboard kid named Daniel Toole was chafing at his slick corporate job in Seattle. To feel more like his rulebreaking teenage self, he cut through back alleys on his way to work. He liked their…

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