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Why Do Public Spaces Matter? Parks, Squares, & Commons | BRIght & Early, BRI’s Student Web Series

How have the places you hang out been affected by the pandemic? In our penultimate episode, Rachel, Kirk, and Gary assess the definition of public space and what it means to us. Incorporating the history of some of the most famous open areas in the country like Central Park, they'll explain how feudal lords can be thanked for the origin of common areas, and how factors like pandemics have impacted these places in our communities. What is the future of public spaces in America?