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Claire Sandys

Heritage Consultant, Self employed in Coventry

Memories of Far Gosford Street

PRESENTED ON SEP 15, 2015
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 22

Claire Sandys provides a visual, written and audio tour of historic Far Gosford Street.

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The Street Is Alive

BY JORGE GALVÃO
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 22, 2011

Fans of graffiti and street art will love Jorge's presentation, in which he not only shows off some of his graffiti work, but also shares the passion he has for street art in general. (in Portuguese)

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Revisiting Sharjah’s Bank Street

BY #BANKSTREETSHJ .
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 10, 2014

Revisiting Sharjah's Bank Street: Naima Abdelwahed, Hind Mezaina, Chaitanya Krishna Kumar, and Yara Ramadan present findings from a recent workshop conducted by Amsterdam based research platform Failed Architecture on Sharjah's iconic Bank Street. It will include an overview of the street before its construction into the near future. Attendees will be invited to share their stories and memories of this soon to be replaced street with a low-rise 'historical' quarter.

http://failedarchitecture.com/fa-workshop-sharjahs-bank-street/

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Press Street - You Belong Here

BY BOB SNEAD
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 08, 2014

Local artist and Executive Director of Press Street, Bob Snead shares the initial idea behind this organization and it’s “We Can Do It!” spirit.  In 6 minute and 40 seconds Bob compresses the 9 year history and Press Street and how it has evolved and grown. 

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Derbyshire Street Pocket Park

BY LUKE GREYSMITH
@ DESIGN FRINGE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 03, 2015

Landscape architect Luke Greysmith shares  the history of converting a quite street full of parked cars into a community garden in the Derbyshire Pocket Park in order to reduce the amount of rain water entering the sewers, and offers this beautiful solution to the entire city of London.

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Far Gosford Street: Then and Now

BY CLAIRE SANDYS
@ VOL 21 ON MAY 19, 2015

A look at the development and redevelopment of Far Gosford Street into Coventry's new cultural hub.

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Street Photography

BY MICHAEL NOTT
@ VOL 16 ON JUL 22, 2015

Michael Nott shares photographs Lower Broadway area in Nashville, TN.

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Street Children

BY ANAMIKA PAWAR
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 16, 2016

Anamika Pawar. A social worker and activist explains the hurdles in improving the conditions of street children despite so many initiatives.

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Hunt Street Station

BY ALEX MAYO
@ VOL 36 ON OCT 17, 2018

Transforming a police station that had been vacant and in disrepair for years brings with it a great many challenges. Alex Mayo discusses the history of Hunt Street Station as Detroit’s first police academy, its recognition on the National Register of Historic Places, and the future of this transformed space.

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Street Dogs: So Much Love

BY MARIE HALFNIGHTS
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 17, 2018

In her presentation, Marie Halfnights describes how adopting a street dog changed her life for the better.