Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Self help neighborhood revitalization as Tactical Urbanism

The Pattern Cities blog calls our attention to the new report on Tactical Urbanism, which focuses on a variety of short term urban design and placemaking actions, ranging from street fairs to guerrilla gardening.

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