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Chair City Mountain: One of nine winning ideas of the Public Space Invitational is furniture meant to encourage play.
The Hub: A modular series of benches, planters, and bicycle parking on Huntington Avenue.
Rhodes: An outdoor life-size video conference between public spaces in Boston and another city.
Light Well: Serves as an object of art, a seat, a planter, a light fixture, and a vegetated drywell for storm-water infiltration.
Portable Reading Room: The room will start on the Greenway, where it can be used all season.
Stairs of Fabulousness: This winner uses nonskid tape on City Hall's stairs to make them "400 percent more fabulous."
Lobby Sky: Another successful proposal for City Hall transforms its ceiling with a giant photograph of the sky.
Tidraphone: This creates a musical experience with pipes that extend into the water on Fort Point Channel.
Another winning entrant was a proposal to remake gray utility boxes into useful benches.
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