San Francisco recently hosted a series of events to make the city's backbone, Market Street, a little more fun. It's the latest of many efforts to revitalize a street that has been problematic even as the rest of the city has boomed.
Apr 20, 2015 Next City
The intersection of Lincoln Ave, Southport Avenue, and Wellington Avenue in the South Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago is in the process of a major upgrade in pedestrian-friendly placemaking.
Apr 16, 2015 Chi.Streetsblog
In part one of this two-part blog post I asserted that an uncounted number of projects are being carried out globally under the banner of Tactical Urbanism. Blog Post
Feb 13, 2015 By
Placemaking is an overused term and under-comprehended subcategory of the urban design and planning fields. Howard Blackson explains what it means and how it has evolved in his own career.
Feb 11, 2015 UrbDeZine
An installment from Spacing's "Cities for People" series makes the case for tactical urbanism as a supplement to professional practice.
Jan 29, 2015 Spacing
What's new for placemaking advocacy in 2015? In short, being an effective communicator is in. Being self-concerned and oblivious is out.
Jan 6, 2015 PlaceShakers
In Santiago, Chile, a group of people used plastic cups, shipping pallets, and paint to transform a lifeless parking lot into a vibrant public space while construction of an underground metro line limited surface-level access f Blog Post
Dec 20, 2014 By
The only thing surprising about Cards Against Urbanity, a cities- and city-planner-focused parody of Cards Against Humanity, is that nobody thought of it sooner.
Sep 17, 2014 Elevation DC
Denver is earning a reputation as a city to watch for 21st century placemaking. Blog Post
Aug 12, 2014 By
Chuck Wolfe revisits five instances of how we can learn from the urbanism we already have.
Aug 8, 2014 The Huffington Post