Placemaking

Next City has published a list of ten "great picture books" that explore urban life for the curious and imaginative children in your life.
Jan 10, 2015   Next City
A new cross-disciplinary report cites 32 case studies to offer practical solutions for integrating trees into civic spaces and surface car parks.
Oct 2, 2014   Trees in Hard Landscapes: A Guide for Delivery
Inspired by the Paris Plages temporary urban beach along the Seine, a temporary beach in a park in Downtown Detroit is inspiring the Motor City to rethink its public spaces.
Sep 30, 2014   Project For Public Spaces
In his third "place-decoding" essay from France, Chuck Wolfe recalls all that we can learn from walking between settled places.
Sep 25, 2014   The Huffington Post
Kaid Benfield shares his placemaking pitch.
Sep 24, 2014   NRDC Switchboard
In his second Huffington Post article on "place-decoding," Chuck Wolfe argues for considered attention to enhancing people's abilities to discern the city around them.
Sep 13, 2014   The Huffington Post
James Rojas explains the importance of front porches in Latino-American communities.
Sep 11, 2014   Project for Public Spaces blog
Chuck Wolfe champions the role of France's attachment to place as a laboratory for decoding the essential elements of urbanism.
Sep 5, 2014   The Huffington Post
The Denver Community Planning and Development department unrolled a new social media campaign this week utilizing #favoriteplacedenver to celebrate the city's unique characteristics.
Aug 23, 2014   The Denver Post
Blog Post
Denver is earning a reputation as a city to watch for 21st century placemaking. Blog Post
Aug 12, 2014   By Dean Saitta
Restaurants, retail, offices, and adobe homes pop-up in and around the long-suffering downtown damaged by urban renewal.
Aug 6, 2014   Better Cities & Towns