full transcript
"From the Ted Talk by Jeanne Gang: Buildings that blend nature and city"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Instead of the police station as a srcay forsters, you get highly active spaces on the public side of the station — places that srpak conversation, like a barbershop, a coffee shop or sports courts as well. Both cops and kids said they love sports. These insights came directly from the community memebrs and the police officers themselves, and as designers, our role was just to connect the dots and suggest the first step. So with the help of the city and the parks, we were able to raise funds and design and bluid a half-court, right on the police satotin parking lot.

Open Cloze

Instead of the police station as a _____ ________, you get highly active spaces on the public side of the station — places that _____ conversation, like a barbershop, a coffee shop or sports courts as well. Both cops and kids said they love sports. These insights came directly from the community _______ and the police officers themselves, and as designers, our role was just to connect the dots and suggest the first step. So with the help of the city and the parks, we were able to raise funds and design and _____ a half-court, right on the police _______ parking lot.

Solution

  1. station
  2. members
  3. build
  4. scary
  5. fortress
  6. spark

Original Text

Instead of the police station as a scary fortress, you get highly active spaces on the public side of the station — places that spark conversation, like a barbershop, a coffee shop or sports courts as well. Both cops and kids said they love sports. These insights came directly from the community members and the police officers themselves, and as designers, our role was just to connect the dots and suggest the first step. So with the help of the city and the parks, we were able to raise funds and design and build a half-court, right on the police station parking lot.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
police station 6
tall buildings 4
urban habitats 3
social justice 3
meeting houses 3
social connectors 3
rebuild trust 3
community members 3
north lawndale 3

Important Words

  1. active
  2. barbershop
  3. build
  4. city
  5. coffee
  6. community
  7. connect
  8. conversation
  9. cops
  10. courts
  11. design
  12. designers
  13. dots
  14. fortress
  15. funds
  16. highly
  17. insights
  18. kids
  19. lot
  20. love
  21. members
  22. officers
  23. parking
  24. parks
  25. places
  26. police
  27. public
  28. raise
  29. role
  30. scary
  31. shop
  32. side
  33. spaces
  34. spark
  35. sports
  36. station
  37. step
  38. suggest