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Dupont Circle, Washington DC

The Dupont Circle neighborhood is centered around a traffic circle, which is located at the intersectioin of Connecticut Ave, Massachusetts Ave, 19th Street, P Street, and New Hampshire Ave. A park is located within the circle, and is maintained by the National Park Service. The central fountain provides seating, and long curved benches around the central area were installed in 1964.[10] The park within the circle is ...more »

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Mint Plaza, San Francisco

In April 2007 the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the Mayor approved legislation to transform a 290’-long portion of Jessie Street stretching between Fifth and Mint Streets into San Francisco’s newest public open space, aptly named Mint Plaza. Existing streets and sidewalks have been demolished and replaced with a new pedestrian surface composed of composite stone pavers, a steel arbor with climbing vines, trees ...more »

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