Every facet of planning that makes a city is often manifested in urban alleyways. An alley can be the embodiment of a city’s comprehensive plan in a nutshell.
Community and green space, housing, business, transportation. The old and the new.
Alleys are frequently overlooked spaces. Is that space to be dead-space, or livable space? Does it encourage wildlife habitat, park-like amenities, public art, urban gardening, places to play, and the preservation of trees?