• 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 […]

  • Spot review
  • 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 […]

  • Interviews
  • Rob Smith

    Rob Smith talks Sidewalk Magazine through the House of Vans London re-design. “To be honest, the build team mainly consisted of a one-man army named Brian; he plodded along and had a few guys help him throughout, but he did the main bulk of it.” Rob Smith talks the House of Vans refit, Sidewalk Magazine […]

  • Skatepark review
  • Olari Skatepark

    Olari skatepark is located in the city of Espoo, Finland. It was designed by Janne Saario and built by Concrete Proof & Beaver Concrete. It blends perfectly into its environment by twisting around a steep 5 meters high bedrock. The rock lies on a small hill between two pedestrian paths with 3 meters height difference. […]

  • Essays
  • Bridge & Tunnel

    Bridge & Tunnel is a short essay written by James Morley and published by King Shit magazine. READ IT HERE. Rather than passing through spaces, we occupy them and travel between them based off of our own needs that they could fulfill. While our goal through this appropriation of space is productive, vanilla citizens and […]