Community Vitality and Placemaking (04-20-2016): Placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces. It involves asking questions of the people who live, work, and play in a particular space to discover their needs and aspirations. This information is then used to create a common vision for that place. The vision can evolve quickly into an implementation strategy to improve all of the spaces that comprise the gathering places within a community‒its streets, sidewalks, parks, buildings, and other public spaces. This program provides an overview of how to use placemaking to foster communities that are more socially, physically, and economically viable.
Approximate length of program: 1 hour and 23 minutes; PDF size: 44 pages, 6,537 KB
Presented by: Steve Grabow, Professor, Community Development Educator, UW-Extension, Jefferson County; Todd Johnson, Land Use & Community Development Specialist, UW-Extension and UW-River Falls
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