Enjoy this slide show illustrating the St. Joseph Public Art project through the years. Susan Solon beams with pride as she thumbs through a family photo album on her desk at St. Joseph City Hall. And it’s not even her … Continue reading
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Last week I attended Congress for New Urbanism‘s conference in Buffalo, NY and had a wonderful time learning about ideas, projects, and research on new urbanism and placemaking. Here are a few highlights from my favorite presentations: Jeff Speck: New Urbanism … Continue reading
Effective civic engagement is a key strategy for successful placemaking. It’s important communities recognize that placemaking is both about the physical place AND the making of it. With strong engagement, governments can improve decision-making and residents are more informed, invested, … Continue reading
Although the effects of place projects may be less visible in large cities, projects in small-to-mid-sized cities, like Farmington, can initiate huge impacts on the economy, resident well-being, and connection to the community. For detailed information on Farmington’s downtown redevelopments, … Continue reading