Uses & Activities


Interesting uses & destinations


Fort Worth, TX

Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR

Uses are for tourists and residents


Swan Boats, Boston Common, Boston, MA

Battery Park City, New York, NY

Uses on water


Waterplace, Portland, OR

Ottawa, Ontario

Commercial & non-commercial uses


Bocce Courts, Albert Park, San Rafael, CA

Boat House, Central Park, New York, NY

Programs occur at water’s edge


Waterfront Amphitheatre, Zurich, Switzerland

Lake Como, Italy

Access & Linkages


Accessible from surrounding areas


8 ladies crossing the street, Sydney, Australia

Easy & pleasant to walk along

Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Beach, CA

Has a good edge related to the water

Battery Park City, New York, NY

Cleveland, OH

Connected to transit by land & water


Bus Shelter, Christchurch, New Zealand

Water Taxi, Toronto, Ontario

Effective signage

South Street Seaport, New York, NY

Victoria, B.C.

Comfort & Image


Flower gardens

Brooklyn Botanical Gardens,
Brooklyn, NY

Boston Common, Boston, MA

Art

Portland, OR

Central Park, New York, NY

A range of seating options

Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, France

Water Elements

Bethesda Fountain,
Central Park, New York, NY

Post Office Square, Boston, MA

Sociability


Welcoming / Interactive / Neighborliness / Pride / Diversity / Stewardship

Tuileries, Paris, France

New Orleans, LA