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Streetfilms: Good Riddance to Wasted Asphalt

10:45 AM EST on December 9, 2008

Before Streetfilms were called Streetfilms, Clarence Eckerson and Streetsblog Publisher Mark Gorton identified Grand Street, with its expanse of asphalt forcing pedestrians to the margins, as a prime spot for space reclamation. Now home to a conniption-inducing parking-protected bike lane, check out this 2005 vid to see why Grand was due for a livable streets makeover.

Visit the old New York Streets Renaissance page for more goodies from the Streetfilms vault.

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