This week, the LOCUS coalition of real estate professionals released “Foot Traffic Ahead: Ranking Walkable Urbanism in America’s Largest Metros” at their Leadership Summit in Washington, DC. The report continues to track the sea change of residential market demand and … Continue reading
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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
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