Creative Placemaking Projects

Leaders from across the country are using arts, culture, and creative placemaking to reactivate vacant spaces, engage residents, set revitalization goals, and create a vision for their neighborhood. From pop-up events to permanent communal gathering spaces to storytelling through murals, leaders are using creative means to increase the vibrancy of their communities and improve quality of life for their neighbors.


Property Type
  • All
  • Residential Structure
  • Commercial Structure
  • Residential Lot (no structure)
  • Commercial Lot (no structure)
  • Open Space
  • Other
Project Type / New Use(s)
  • All
  • Art – Large Scale (e.g. Sculpture; mural)
  • Art – Small Scale (e.g. painting; performance; visual)
  • Carpentry
  • Event(s)
  • Live/Work Space
  • Performance
Initial Cost
  • All
  • Under $10,000
  • $10,000-$50,000
  • $50,000-$100,000
  • $100,000-$250,000
  • Over $250,000
  • Unknown
Duration
  • All
  • Once / Single Day
  • Temporary (less than one year)
  • Interim
  • Permanent
Organization Type
  • All
  • Academic
  • Artist(s)
  • Community Leader
  • Land Bank
  • Local Goverment
  • Nonprofit - Arts and Culture
  • Nonprofit - Other
  • Other
  • Private Sector
Location
  • All
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming