PLACEMAKING

Share the latest updates from the Placemaking Action Team.

Rock Hill Econ Dev
Jun 19

On March 14th, Project for Public Spaces (PPS) hosted a 2 day workshop in the Gettys Courtroom, where RHEDC, community members, Placemaking team members, and city staff came together to identify place
cathy.murphy
Jun 6, 2018

FYI; Some team members raised the idea of making Main Street a one-way. I broached the question with Stephen Turner. Let's just say it was a strong "not recommended." Here's what Jeff Speck had top sa
Caroline Cowles Rust Ward
May 31, 2018

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2018/05/31/Obituary-Barbara-Luderowski-Sculptor-founder-of-the-Mattress-Factory-helped-spur-redevelopment-of-the-North-Side/stories/201804020004
cathy.murphy
May 30, 2018

https://www.citylab.com/solutions/2012/12/10-techniques-making-cities-more-walkable/4047/
martin.lane
May 17, 2018

Great article about how murals create spaces people want to visit. http://www.convene-digital.org/convene/may_2018/MobilePagedReplica.action?pm=2&folio=52#pg78
cathy.murphy
May 16, 2018

https://www.pps.org/article/hack-tinker-analyze-design Had a really exciting conversation with Nate Hommell from UCD about their successful efforts with step by step placemaking and invited him to com
Donna Richter
May 10, 2018

Brandeis Green and I did a brief presentation to the group at our last meeting with a few specific ideas for this group. For those who couldn't be with us, we will highlight a few of our concepts in
mjones
Jun 14, 2018

I ran across this over the weekend - while this particular initiative is to increase diversity in the food industry, I thought the concept was pretty cool and perhaps even doable in Rock Hill. http://
Caroline Cowles Rust Ward
May 31, 2018

https://historicsouthend.com/amplify-the-signal/
Sarah Key
May 30, 2018

"Playgrounds have the largest impact on children's learning and development. Play is the key to physical, mental, intellectual and social well being of children. Therefore, playgrounds and playtime ar
Brandeis Green
May 22, 2018

https://www.bisnow.com/charlotte/news/economic-development/how-can-a-restaurant-incubator-spur-economic-development-in-charlottes-west-end-80398 More about FAM (Food and Music): famcharlotte.com
cathy.murphy
May 17, 2018

http://richmondmuralproject.squarespace.com/about-1 We could make this an action item to determine our inventory for mural opportunities and get started.
Donna Richter
May 10, 2018

In order for the University Center area and Winthrop area to connect with the downtown area, a pedestrian bridge is essential to allow a safe and an architecturally pleasing passage to the downtown ar
Donna Richter
May 10, 2018

In order to keep the historical significance of the railroad to the formation of Rock Hill, a "Train Depot" themed building could be built to serve as a public market and event venue. (Ideally, the a
cathy.murphy
Jun 6, 2018

http://mainstreetmomence.com/Documents/20%20Ingredients%20of%20an%20Outstanding%20Downtown%20(1).pdf
Caroline Cowles Rust Ward
May 31, 2018

Here are some notes from the Liz Parham presentation at the ACYC on April 11, 2018. Inspiring stuff...we are doing a lot of it already (classes, studios, have the Cultural District, galleries, public
Sarah Key
May 30, 2018

Hello All! I will be presenting on behalf of Donnie Messer this afternoon. Give this a review and place your comments below. The most important question you could ask yourself in reviewing this effor
Mari Doroud
May 22, 2018

Obviously a little bigger of a scale than what we have, but neat none the less! https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/22/us/california-today-san-francisco-art-salesforce-tower.html
dlawrence
May 16, 2018

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/development/article210957509.html
Donna Richter
May 10, 2018

Creating inviting seating throughout KP will help bring people together, as well as provide a calm space for people to sit and relax or enjoy lunch. The way people sit determines the way they interac