A Tale of Two Cities: Perception vs. Reality in Place

You may have seen my Facebook/Twitter posting on The Miami Foundation’s launch of its project, Our Miami: Soul of the City.  This important project takes on the Herculean task of cross walking the Soul of the Community perception data with … Continue reading

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