A small group of observers, the "Street Life Project", sets out to study how people use the parks and plazas of the city. With the help of time-lapse filming they find that what makes a place work are the basics--a place to sit, for example, food, sun, a passing show.
Photography, William H. Whyte, Marilyn Russell.
Produced by the Municipal Art Society of New York and originally issued as a motion picture in 1979. Container says [copyright symbol] 1990. Related text of the same title by William Hollingsworth White, c1980.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.