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!
Coverage from my talk in Tauranga, New Zealand.
It is the little things that make a city great, says a visiting urban expert. - Bay of Plenty Times
A bit of guerrilla street art. Thanks to Rosalie Liddle Crawford for sharing it with me!
On July 17th, 2014, graffiti artist Mobstr tagged a wall in London, sparking a year-long exchange with municipal authorities. This is their story, set to Gri...
Speaking at University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand next Tuesday!
Some great pop up place making in Milwaukee. Thanks Isaac Kremer for sharing!
It all started with an idea, and the idea wasn’t even ours — it was from a bunch of really smart people with the National Endowment for the…
Great examples of simple, inexpensive stuff you can do in your city. Well done Kenmore, WA!
4 food trucks. 500 people. 1 beer garden. 2 sprinklers. 250 ice creams. 2 bands. Add those all up, and you have plenty of reasons to love Kenmore. Check out...
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