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One of the best experiments in urban design? This Las Vegas shopping mall

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L.E. Baskow

The Linq shopping and food area between the Quad and Flamingo, pictured here Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, is beginning to see more foot traffic.

The Linq Shopping Area Update

The Linq shopping and food area between The Quad and The Flamingo with stores open is attracting customers on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014. Launch slideshow »

The most walkable place in Las Vegas may be a shopping mall. The Linq, a new outdoor shopping and entertainment district located on the site of a former service alleyway and parking garage between the Flamingo Hotel and The Quad Resort, is specifically designed to appeal to pedestrians--a somewhat neglected contingent in Vegas.

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