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What's Skateboard Urbanism?

"We may be nearing the day where skateboard urbanism is a thing." That's the money quote from Next City's profile of Franklin's Paine Skatepark on Schuylkill River Trail. Impressed by its overall design, they also examined how Philly has taken skating seriously and what cities like Seattle and Portland are doing to incorporate skaters' plans into public spaces of all sizes. [Next City, Photo: Gary G. Schempp]