Public Realm

What is the Public Realm?

Public realm is anything that happens in the built environment where the public has free access to. In consists of the publicly-owned street rights-of-way and other publicly accessible spaces such as parks, squares, plazas, courtyards, and alleyways.  

Public Life Data Dashboard

The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority has teamed up with Gehl to create a dashboard containing Gehl’s Public Life methodology data.  

This data helps understand where, when, and how people currently spend time downtown; which informs decisions on how to invest in public realm improvements, programming, and events that make DowntownWPB an exciting place to live, work, shop, and dine.  

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