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Yale Library

Urbanism Research Guide : Art in Urban Spaces


Image Resource: Artstor Digital Library

Notable art projects, public arts programs

Mural Arts Projects- This is a sampling of city mural arts programs. According to the the Mural Arts Program in Philadelphia, the function of murals is “to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives.

Folding the Prism by Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn. Photo by Steve Weinik.


Local Organizations

The Yale Urban Design Workshop is a community design center affiliated with the Yale School of Architecture.

Research Themes/Topics

  • Interactive
  • Community
  • Participatory
  • Integrated Design
  • Public Funded
  • Private Funded
  • Historical, Transitory
  • Civic Protest