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12/1/20

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On Marketplace, Dawveed Scully Discusses Post-Pandemic Urban Planning

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Source: Marketplace

In many communities, life sheltering in place isn’t changing any time soon as restrictions on gatherings grow more strict. With COVID-19 changing the way people live and get around, city planners in Chicago see the pandemic as an opportunity to rethink urban living.

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What’s happening in the Park Manor neighborhood is exciting to Dawveed Scully. He’s an urban designer with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, an architectural firm.

“Urbanism in cities is about collective energy and collective activity,” he said.

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