August 18, 2015

Before and After: Street transformations

Chris Bruntlett tweets a ubi site that must be the world’s most comprehensive database of street transformation projects from around the world – like this one in Budapest:




Unfortunately, while there’s a helpful map and a gallery of before-and-after shots, they don’t interact.  You need to click on ‘Preview’ all to get the names of the locations.

You can also contribute your own submissions – a good idea for Vancouver, since this is the only location for us – West 1st Avenue:



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  1. Yeah, that’s not much of a “street” transformation for Vancouver.
    A direct analogy would have demolished the oppressive viaduct known as the Cambie Bridge!