Commentary, Greenwich Village

What’s wrong with this picture?

I feel kind of guilty complaining about this. Look, you’ve got a decent width sidewalk, the street isn’t oppressively wide, and you’ve got greenery! Shrubs! Plane trees! And two supermarkets within a few blocks!

I would have loved something like it in Albuquerque, or in Greenville. I would even prefer it to the development around Saint John’s. But this is not New Mexico, or North Carolina, or even Queens. It’s Manhattan.

grvsmth (Author)

Comments

  1. Grieve-Smith on Transportation » Modern towers can respect the street

    […] this with the boring vegetation along Washington Square Village, or the pointless lawn of Silver […]

Leave a Reply