Frankfurt am Main, Goldhutgasse

Here we have a small-scale implementation of an intersection at an angle as shallow as the one on the preceding page. Here, however, it works very nicely. The streets are very narrow, which permits the intersection to be held to a fairly small size, and the space has an intimate feel to it.

The photographer appears to have placed himself in the outlet of another street leading into the intersection - we can see some of the corner building at the left edge of the photograph. There seems to be another street leading off, at a shallow angle, behind the fountain. This place is known as "Five Finger Place," so it seems likely that there are four streets leading out of the intersection.

Notice the small child standing in the street. In a safe neighborhood, there is no reason that small children should not stand in the middle of the street and absorb the world around.

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