Beautiful Streets: How do you define streetscape beauty?

Is a beautiful street something you feel? Is it context specific? Does beautiful equate to urbane, narrow, architecturally interesting, uniform, well kept, or busy? Is streetscape beauty like pornography? That is, do you know it when you see it? If beautiful streets are in the eye of the beholder, how can urbanists analyze these aesthetic judgments in a uniform way?

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal