Wakalat Street

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Wakalat Street

Wakalat Street (Arabic: شارع الوكالات), sometimes spelled as Al-Wakalat Street, is a street in Amman, Jordan, in the district of Sweifieh.

The street was rehabilitated in 2007.[1] The project included paving the street, planting trees, and regulating commercial signs. The idea of the rehabilitation of the street was to create a place in Amman where pedestrians would walk safely and freely away from traffic. With its completion, Amman gained its very first first-rate pedestrianized public space. Before the completion of the project, the street used to allow parking, with cars driving through the street as well.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b al-Asad, Mohammad (13 December 2007). "Urban Crossroads: Wakalat Street … Again!". Archive.org. Amman, Jordan: Cebter for the Study of the Built Environment. Archived from the original on December 3, 2008. Retrieved 4 March 2016.