20. North Station Park


North Station Park

Objective:

This page is dedicated to the written and graphic representation of a Public Space. The objective is to document both social and physical aspects towards an integrated understanding. This site also welcomes participation as both a quick vote and more in-depth input from neighborhood stakeholders in order to describe the lived experience of the space. Together, we can build a strong body of knowledge of our built environment in order to stimulate informed proposals for the maintenance, improvement or interventions in Public Space.

Espacio/Place

Uso/Use

Gente/People

Identidad/Identity

Quick Description

The space for this park opened up once the rails formerly serving North Station were removed. The park is the size of two typical Eixample blocks and continues under the bridges of Sardenya and Marina Streets. The park includes large scale sculptures by Beverly Pepper and a fenced-in dog park.

Espacio / Place

Urban Form

Themes: path, expansion of path, infill lot, interior court, corner lot, block

[diagram plan view]

Spatial Characteristics

Area:  meters2

Enclosure: __%

Enclosure height: ___ stories

Permeable surface:  ___%

# of trees: ___

Elevation change: ___

# of entrances: ___

Places  to sit: ___

Noise level: ___

Node

Themes: pedestrian, transit, auto

Sphere of Influence / Catchment Area

Themes: local, metropolitan, regional, national, international

Transportation

Themes: walk, bike, public transport (metro, bus, other), private automobile, parking

Access

Themes: pedestrian, auto, natural (light, air, water, flora, fauna)

Destination / Transition


Uso / Use

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Uses

Themes: social interaction, passive recreation (solitary, group), active recreation (solitary, group), habitat, resource production, resource remediation

Civic Uses

Themes: participation, protest

Time of Use

Themes: daily, weekday, weekend, seasonal, event

Program

Themes: commercial (food, drink, goods, services, sights), institutional (school, library, church), natural (passive, productive)


Gente / People

Users

Themes: children, adolescents, adults, seniors, dogs, other species

Stakeholders

Themes: residents, tenants, shop owners, community organizations, politicians / administrators


Identidad / Identity

History

Themes: hidden, memorialized

Creation

Themes: who, how, why / intention

Program Support

Themes: public, private, nonprofit, combo

Image of Place

Themes: imageability, memory, identity

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