Sidewalk Stories

Hi

Steve McCurry Curated

“You could start at a path leading nowhere more
fantastic than from your own
front steps to the sidewalk, and from there you could go… well, anywhere at all.”
– Stephen King

Kabul, Afghanistan

Havana, Cuba

The first sidewalks made their appearance around
2000 BCE in what is now Turkey,
and there is evidence that both the ancient Greeks and Romans incorporatedroadside pedestrian footpaths in their cities.
– Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

Paris, France

China

Cape Town, South Africa

The sidewalk as an integral feature of urban life
can be attributed largely to the career of

Georges-Eugene Haussmann,
the man behind the massive rebuilding of Paris in the 1850’s and 1860’s.
– Divya Subramanian

Mynamar

Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, USA

Umbria, Italy

La Esperanza, Colombia

Myanmar, Burma

Havana, Cuba

“A sidewalk must have users on it fairly continuously …
Large numbers of people entertain themselves, off and on,
by watching…

View original post 197 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: