On August 23, 2011 we conducted the “For the Love of Akron” workshop at the University of Akron. The event was sponsored by the Akron office of the John S. & James L. Knight Foundation and drew over 200 participants. The event also featured Knight Soul of the Community lead consultant Katherine Loflin, the team from The Civic Commons who provided the video booth and graphic recording by Michelle Royal of HDYI .
Lots of great ideas were generated & shared. Lots of blimp references as well as mentions of Swenson’s hamburgers and Luigi’s pizza. Check out the photo set here.
We even had an earthquake!
Central Paris experimenting with no cars for a day!
Only electric-powered private vehicles will be allowed in historic city centre to persuade residents to tackle pollution
Walkable, bikable and golfable?
From the Atlanta suburbs to Palm Springs, golf carts and neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) are increasingly found off the links.
New mural from downtown Joplin!
Look what happened #downtownjoplin ! #loveyourcity
The suburbs retort!
A common question I’m asked when I meet someone from Minneapolis or St.
"Love Lettering" as a verb!
Project pairs with David Suzuki Foundation for Homegrown National Park Crawl at Trinity Bellwoods Park
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