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Celebrating the autumnal city

Kaid Benfield

Posted October 26, 2012

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  by: Brian Grant, creative commons


Fall is a great time to be a city dweller. These photos, which can otherwise speak for themselves, remind us why.

Only three are mine; most have been curated from wonderful photographers who have graciously licensed their work for noncommercial use via creative commons. As always, move your cursor over each image for credit information.

  Tokyo (by: marufish, creative commons)


  Washington (c2012, FK Benfield)


  Winston-Salem (by: Brian Leon, creative commons)


  Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India (by: Abhinay Omkar, creative commons)

  Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  Toronto (by: Prashanth Raghaven, creative commons)


  Geneva (by: UggBoy<heart>UggGirl//PHOTO//WORLD//TRAVEL, creative commons)


  Memphis (by: Lindsey Turner, creative commons)      Seattle (by: Canopic, creative commons)

  Memphis                                                          Seattle

  Chevy Chase, MD (c2012 FK Benfield)

  Chevy Chase, MD

  Amman, Jordan (by: Roba al-Assi, creative commons)

  Amman, Jordan

  Chicago (by: Design Feast, creative commons)


  Santa Fe (by: Michael R. Swigart, creative commons)

  Santa Fe

  Paris (c2011, FK Benfield)


  Santiago (by: Thokrates, creative commons)


  Cape Town (by: Warren Rohner, creative commons)

  Cape Town

  Vienna (by: travellingtamas, creative commons)      Dublin (by: sunafterrain, creative commons)

  Vienna                                                          Dublin

  Boise (by: RoadsidePictures, creative commons)


  Winchester, Ontario (by: Gemma Grace, creative commons)

  Winchester, Ontario

  Beijing (by: Pat Ong, creative commons)


  Los Angeles (by: koopr, crative commons)

  Los Angeles

  Houston (by: Jeff Balke, creative commons)


                    Wamego, KS (by: are_you_my_rik?, creative commons)

                    Wamego, Ks

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Kaid Benfield writes about community, development, and the environment on Switchboard and in other national media.  For more posts, see his blog's home page.  Please also visit NRDC’s Sustainable Communities Video Channels.

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Craig RoofOct 27 2012 08:07 PM

I Want to go up to Oregon now, so pretty!

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