The special research topic attempts a different approach to the open space of the building blocks in cities. The aim is to establish a framework of approach where the open space is converted into a literary construction. The path is through mapping existing or attributing new features at the open space (according to the theory of urban space of Rob Krier and the anthropology of Marc Auge) that are in accordance with (or promote the implementation of) the selected literary background (the literary theory of Mikhail Bakhtin). A part of Krier’s theory is presented where the open space is treated as a unique urban space due to the status of its ownership, characterized as “collective ownership”. It is characterized as a “cusp”, an “in-between”, a “crossing”, a “threshold” between the purely public urban space and the purely individual private space, and this element is defined as its substance. It is considered as relevant to the urban square and is approached as a space that may include activities related characteristically to the square (except existing ones) and it becomes the space of the neighborhood. The typological boundaries consist of an invisible "tower" that intersects the surrounding buildings, so that we do not just talk about geometric limits (judging Krier’s theory as inadequate), but functional boundaries, boundaries of style and character. Therefore, a part of the anthropological theory of Marc Auge is presented and the open space is understood as an “urban non-place”, according to the relations that it integrates, its program, and its own identity and that of its elements. Designated as an "urban non – place” it is treated as the "myth” and the “plot” of a literary work, with the typological boundaries as the "heroes" of it. The "myth", the "plot" and the “hero" are matters open, unfinished, multiple and multi-layered. The open space is an incident, namely the incident a "polyphonic novel".