WEEK 7 What are the elements that attracts people to a plaza? In a urban area, people tends to go to a plaza where there is a shade, benches, and less noisy. The south garden at Art Institute of Chicago has all of those elements. A lot of people tends to occupy this place during lunch hour. The plaza is sinking into the ground and trees are framing the whole site give a comfort and block traffic sounds. Also, there are many sitting area to create your own territory from other.