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We don’t always pay attention to what’s underfoot, but sidewalks can do a lot to shape the dynamics of a neighborhood. And some District residents are content with keeping their sidewalks quiet — one neighborhood recently put its foot down on a restaurant that put a ping-pong table on its adjacent sidewalk. Join Kojo as we talk with architect Roger Lewis about how sidewalk life affects local communities.
- Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park
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