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Why Buying Local is Worth Every Cent: Ever wish there was a single graphic that effectively summarized the benefits
WalkUP Wake-Up Call’ report a model for walkability: We know there’s a demand for walkable communities, but what about the
Fundrise pioneers crowd-invested placemaking: Just seven months ago we were outlining the inevitability of crowd-invested placemaking.
The greenest office building in the world: Forget LEED certification, the standard for green building, the folks behind this
People would crowdsource piazzas if they had the chance…: If given the opportunity to crowdsource a vision for their downtown, what
Destination space for pop-up retailers: For communities that want to crowdsource their future, but looking for interim
Bristol’s 2-year crowdsourced placemaking success story: This is a follow up story to “Bristol crowdsources piazza into downtown
Change agents revitalize a block as they revitalize a home to live in: As is repeated often on this site, it often takes only one
What is crowdsourced placemaking?’ video: It’s been over four years since I posted the What is crowdsourced
Crowd-invested placemaking… the next step: What is crowd-invested placemaking and why is it the next step? This
Crowd sources revitalization of their downtown… in big way: When Renaissance Downtowns, a visionary triple-bottom-line real estate development firm that won
More evidence that walkability is financially positive: Many of us know empirically that walkable neighborhoods are positives economically, socially