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Ideas & Inspiration to Assist You with Building Vibrant Communities

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* News and research on what works and what has been tried or is in progress elsewhere.

In the meantime, feel free to read and consider the following:

Balancing the Scales of City Sustainability, by F. Kaid Benfield, in The Huffington Post:

Ten Strategies for Transforming Cities and Public Spaces through Placemaking, Project for Public Spaces:

Want Community? Build Walkability, by Sarah Kobos (2/23/16) on

The Death and Life of Great Italian Cities (a validation for Jane Jacobs' principles of vibrant communities), by Brandon Donnelly:

The Experiment of American Pedestrian Malls, by Cole E. Judge, for the Fresno Future conference, 10/11/13:

Old North: Living Proof That There's No Such Thing as an "Obsolete Building", by Chris Naffziger, St. Louis Magazine: