The Ticking Clock: Place Attachment Through the Years

In a meeting with a Mayor a year or so ago, we were discussing the imperative of community attachment.  Talking about new residents and the ticking clock for integrating them in the community fabric before you lose them. “So how … Continue reading

Telling the Placemaking Story With Data: Two Simple Tips

Thank you, first of all, for at least clicking the title and being willing to read this post.  I know data presentation strategies may not light you up with excitement.  But if you are in the placemaking field, it’s an … Continue reading

Why Don’t I Love Living Here (When Placemakers Say I Should…)?

Recently, I was asked to weigh in on the current conversation sparked by this piece that called into question Richard Florida’s Creative Class Theory and the subsequent response from Mr. Florida.  One of the underlying issues the interaction brings up is … Continue reading