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!
Very cool idea!
Banning vehicles from parts of the city—including the Champs Elysées—is part of an ongoing effort to curb pollution.
Another $500 project moves forward in Cocoa, Florida!
Cocoa Village ArtWorks has collected applications from local artists who will paint approximately nine benches surrounding the Taylor Park playground area in
Got to meet another one of the young and upcoming mayors in Indiana last week - Blair Milo of La Porte, IN. Great to see young leaders like her and South Bend, Indiana mayor Mayor Pete Buttigieg getting things done!
For the Love of Cities shared a link.
In an era of urbanization, Singapore, Houston and Medellín, Colombia, are among those redefining what cities can be.
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