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.

*Nominee 

Sagrada Familia

Barcelona

Spain

Contributed by 
Project for Public Spaces
 on 
July 11, 2003
December 14, 2017

The grandest example of Gaudi's architecture.

What makes it Great?

Why it doesn't work?

This church has an almost mystical presence in the city. One can never forget the uniqueness of this grandest example of GaudiÍs architecture. We think itÍs comparable with the Taj Mahal, the ruins at Tikal or the Sydney Opera House.

Access & Linkages

Comfort & Image

Uses & Activities

Sociability

How Light?

How Quick?

How Cheap?

History & Background

Related Links & Sources

Photo credits, from top: Christine Fisher via PlanPhilly, Grays Ferry Triangles Project via Facebook, Laura Blanchard via Flickr, Geoff Kees Thompson via This Old City, Nidhi Gulati, Nidhi Gulati

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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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