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!
My interview today on Tampa Bay's WMNF.
Today we have Peter Kageyama, urban activist and author of For the Love of Cities, to discuss what...
A $500 Project from Palo Alto comes to fruition. Well done!
Palo Alto Perry, a 3-foot-high stuffed animal wearing a set of matching saddlebags, is on a sojourn to find out what's lovable in Palo Alto.
Archetypal co-creator Bob Devin Jones profiled in Tampa Bay Times.
A creative arts icon called the Studio@620 that recently celebrated a decade in downtown St. Petersburg is now taking steps it hopes will assure the next 10 years.
A group of "love activists" has taken over a historic building in Liverpool.
The 'Love Activists' say they want to use the Old Bank of England Building as a homeless shelter
Congratulations to Mike Lydon on this forthcoming book! Very excited to read it.
An excerpt from Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action for Long-Term Change
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