Posts Tagged ‘#LoveThatLot’
#LoveThatLot 2022: Show Your Favorite Formerly Vacant Lots Some Love
February is a special month at the Center for Community Progress. And that’s because it’s time for our annual Valentine’s Day celebration, #LoveThatLot, where you share with us your favorite revitalization projects and community champions, and show them some love too! Here’s how to participate: Share your favorite community revitalization efforts with us on social…Read More
#LoveThatLot Turns 5: Let’s celebrate amazing revitalization efforts!
For four years, you’ve helped #LoveThatLot blossom into the Valentine’s Day celebration for your favorite revitalization projects and community champions: 2015 – In its inaugural year, people were excited to participate via social media in a celebration of community gems and community champions. We received a number of great posts ranging from a former brownfield vacant…Read More
You really #LoveThatLot! Highlights from the 2017 campaign
Through this year’s #LoveThatLot campaign, hundreds of people held in-person celebrations and shared photos of revitalization projects across the country. You shared your love for vacant lots transformed into farms, gas stations transformed into buildings with small businesses, and demolition sites turned into children’s learning gardens. For example, the Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County “heart-bombed” several renovation projects that will…Read More
#LoveThatLot: Show your love for revitalization projects!
Update: Curious about the 2018 #LoveThatLot campaign? Learn how to get involved! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Why not celebrate it by sending Valentine love to your favorite revitalization projects and community champions? #LoveThatLot is back in its third annual campaign and we’re excited for you to share your love for revitalized spaces!…Read More
Lots to Love in Beall’s Hill
We’re pleased to share this guest post from Emily Hopkins with the Historic Macon Foundation about their participation in this year’s national #LoveThatLot campaign. A once-vacant lot in the Beall’s Hill neighborhood of Macon, Georgia, experienced a lot of love on Sunday, February 21. Parents and their children, couples with their dogs, and friends on…Read More
#LoveThatLot: A Valentine’s celebration for neighborhood revitalization champions in Baltimore
This year, as part of our Valentine’s Day #LoveThatLot campaign, we were lucky to have the chance to visit a revitalized vacant lot in Baltimore’s Barclay neighborhood and bring some much-deserved attention to the work of the amazing community members who helped transform the space. Though it was freezing cold, staff from Community Progress, Community…Read More
So much PDA! Highlights from the 2016 #LoveThatLot campaign
In a nationwide Valentine’s Day “Public Display of Affection,” many of you shared your love for revitalized vacant places and the people who have poured their hearts into transforming them as part of the #LoveThatLot campaign. Some even took it to the next level and hosted in-person celebrations. A special shout-out to the City of Salisbury, Maryland, where…Read More
#LoveThatLot: Public Displays of Affection for revitalization projects!
It’s almost Valentine’s Day. That means it’s time for Public Displays of Affection – for revitalized vacant lots and buildings, that is! We’re kicking off the second annual #LoveThatLot campaign. Last year, you shared the love for revitalized vacant spaces across the country that have been reimagined as pop-up parks, urban gardens, public art, and more.…Read More
#LoveThatLot: Your Valentines for formerly vacant lots
Parcel by parcel, on blocks across the country, transformations are underway: local champions are turning vacant, abandoned lots into local gems. These projects are changing neighborhoods and touching lives but, too often, they’re known only to those who are lucky enough to live nearby. Last week, we issued a call for Valentines to shine some light on these special spots and you responded without…Read More