METROPOLIS: Urban Characters

LA_STAIRS

A salute to those special places—some humble, some utterly utilitarian—that give a city its unique personality and collective soul.

WASHINGTON, D.C., METRO STATIONS | Harry Weese and Associates, 1976

LOS ANGELES, CA, SECRET STAIRS | 1920s

TORONTO, ON, PARKETTES | Claude Cormier + Associés, 2011

PITTSBURGH, PA, INCLINES | Samuel Diescher, 1877

SEATTLE, WA, PIKE PLACE MARKET | Thomas P. Revelle, 1907

SAN DIEGO, CA, GASLAMP QUARTER | Alonzo Horton, 1867