23 July 2009

Engaging streetscape

On our most recent visit to DC we saw the new Newseum streetscape along Pennsylvania Avenue which has displays of "today's" front pages from aruond the country and world. As we walked along we could see 100 different ways that papers paid tribute to Walter Cronkite as well as seeing which local stories knocked him off lede. Every day the walk is different.

Even if you can't take a stroll down Pennsylvania Avenue, the Newseum has arranged for you to enjoy today's headlines as laid out for print in their daily Front Page gallery and some might be interesting to planners and designers. Today's headlines include a story about tree roots and hurricanes of the past.

The day we were there another plant got some attention:

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