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City Squares

Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World

by Catie Marron

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Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World
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Catie Marron

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Cairo's Tahrir Square (seen here in January) isn't actually a square — it's a traffic circle. And today, years after it was the site of anti-government demonstrations, it's a beautifully manicured, sterile space. Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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From Tahrir To Tiananmen, 'City Squares' Can't Escape Their History

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