Why Alleys Are the Most Important Spaces in a City

“Alleys are the unsung heroes of urban planning and design. And, to be quite honest, they’re one of the things that makes Chicago so great and easy to live in. But, alley’s haven’t always been seen as contributing value to the urban environment. Using Chicago as a case study, this video explores the role of alleys in shaping the city, from urban design invention to problematic wastes of space, to renewed interest in their ability to foster equitable and diverse social spaces.”

Thanks to Sjors Lindenbergh for researching to find this.