The Key to Safe Streets: Five Cities Humanizing Street Design
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Please note that these Hall of Shame nominations were written in a moment in time (most over a decade ago) and likely have since changed or even been transformed. If the above entry is now great, or still not so great, go ahead and comment below on how it has evolved or nominate it as a great place.

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Palau de la Musica

Barcelona

Spain

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Project for Public Spaces
 on 
June 30, 2003
December 14, 2017

A magnificent building that exudes artistic and creative energy.

What makes it Great?

Why it doesn't work?

One immediately thinks of the Opera in Paris or La Scala in Milan when one becomes familiar with the magnificence of this palace to the arts. Despite being tucked away on a narrow street, you quickly sense the power this building has on its surroundings. People seem in awe just being near the energy that it exudes.

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