While we’re on the subject of beautifying outdoor spaces, we’re on pins and needles waiting to find out who won the Times Square design competition to be unveiled mid-July. As most New Yorkers know by now, “the new Broadway is here to stay” (according to Michael Bloomberg) but the not-so-temporary plazas are in sore need of a make-over.
Soon the glued epoxy gravel, stray planters and flimsy aluminum lawn chairs will be replaced by something a bit more inspired… perhaps with designs like these!
According to Julie Iovine at The Wall Street Journal, “No one’s expecting Rome’s Piazza Navona, but someplace comfortable from which to watch the Naked Cowboy would be nice.” We couldn’t agree more!
P.S. Guess who’s The Neo-Traditionalist’s “Neo-Trad of the Week”? Click here to see!