In For the Love of Cities, I write about the Philadelphia Love Letter project by artist Steve Powers and the Philly Mural Arts program. With the success of that project, other cities have been asking Powers to work with them. Here is his latest work in Syracuse. Note in the video how he uses a community engagement process to really understand what people love about their city. And the result is wonderful!
Congratulations to my friends in Richmond, Indiana for being named the best small city in Indiana by 101 USA.
Indiana is kind of amazing, just plain and simple. While some ignorant people may call the place a “fly-over state,” we have to respectfully and firmly disagree with them. This state is certainly m...
Brazil's coolest graffiti.
Alexandre Orion/Matias Picón/Tinho “The outskirts are in a constant process of transformation and ruin,” said visual artist Mauro Neri, one of Grajaú’s 500
Dear New Orleans by Steve Gleason. A love letter to a city from one of it's heroes.
A short film by Dear World, Team Gleason and Evacuteer.org to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. This love letter is a part of an effort to make...
Speaking in Winter Park on Thursday night.
Peter Kageyama believes beauty is one of the strongest assets of Winter Park. "A beautiful city matters," says the author of "For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places."
And on a global level - Melbourne remains a top choice.
Melbourne, Australia is the "most livable city in the world" for the fifth straight year, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2015 Global Livability Ranking. The annual report ranked 140 cities
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