Allies

Participant exploring attributes of ally prior to mapping

Participant exploring attributes of ally prior to mapping

A mapping of an ally in downtown Champaign

A mapping of an ally in downtown Champaign

City of Champaign alley master plan

City of Champaign alley master plan

A mapping of between spaces in Northwest Campus, UIUC

A mapping of between spaces in Northwest Campus, UIUC

A mapping of between spaces in North Campus, UIUC

A mapping of between spaces in North Campus, UIUC

Interesting activity taking place in a between space

Interesting activity taking place in a between space

An object found in a between space

An object found in a between space

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A mapping of an ally in downtown Champaign thumbnail
City of Champaign alley master plan thumbnail
A mapping of between spaces in Northwest Campus, UIUC thumbnail
A mapping of between spaces in North Campus, UIUC thumbnail
Interesting activity taking place in a between space thumbnail
An object found in a between space thumbnail

Participants in this Walkshop explored the cartographic representation of allies in Champaign, IL produced by the city and the physicality of the allies themselves. This investigations revealed the difference between a municipalities understanding of the use-value a space and the actual manner in which a space is used by the public. Hand drawn maps are presented alongside official documents.