• Spot review
  • Leon Cladel street park

    The rue Léon Cladel (Leon Cladel street) in Paris was a typical side street, surrounded by banks and offices. To mark the pedestrian character of this lane and to animate it during the closing hours of the offices, the municipality wanted to include urban furniture adapted to skateboarding. This shared public space, which has taken the form […]

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  • Pier 7

    Pier 7 became a San Francisco hotspot in the mid-1990s once EMB turned into a bust. With ledges running off stairs that were also wide enough for manuals and a row of Bay Blocks, Pier 7 was a perfect spot for technical lines. Many skaters joked that Pier 7 (rebuilt after extensive damage in the ’89 […]

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  • MACBA

    Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (Museum of Contemporary Art) simply referred to as the MACBA draws crowds of people for its exhibitions but there´s a surprising scene just outside of it which is drawing crowds of skateboarders all on its own. This congregation of skaters and spectators has become a regular feature in the front […]

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  • Landhausplatz

    Landhausplatz was for a long time a neglected space in the center of the city of Innsbruck, Austria. However, in 2011 LAAC architects redesigned the square to become one of the most interesting public spaces built in the last decade. This square is a space to overthrow traditional patterns of behavior. It creates new opportunities […]

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  • Love park

    So-called Love park (official name was JFK Plaza) in Philadelphia, was one of the most known street skateboarding spots. Skateboarding there was legal only on special occasions and now the park is facing a major reconstruction. It is planned to reopen in 2017. Original design by the city planner Edmund Bacon and architect Vicent Kling […]