Reflections on a start-up

As I wind down my tenure…

ccoletta: Can’t stop emailing our @knightfdn staff about ideas we brainstormed tonight. Few foundations get to work nationally and locally at once

The value of the corner store

Last week, a sign appeared on…

A visit to Project Row Houses

After meeting Rick Lowe in what…

USDA, NEA & ArtPlace Work Together to Bring Opportunities to Rural Artists

See Chris Beck’s great blog about…
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How Can Creative Placemaking Transform Communities

By Carol Coletta, ArtPlace How can…

Creative placemakers gather in Miami

Today, creative placemakers from across the…

ccoletta: What you have with immigrants who make a choice to come somewhere is the fact that they are already entrepreneurs. http://t.co/fF1WHsm6s3

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn celebrates the naming of the Capitol Hill neighborhood as one of America's Top 12 ArtPlaces

America’s Top ArtPlaces

America’s Top Twelve ArtPlaces were announced…
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Exposing confidential business plans

Milwaukee real estate developer Barry Mandel was on hand Monday to celebrate the naming of East Town and Third Ward as one of America’s Top ArtPlaces.  He opened his remarks by claiming that with the identification of neighborhoods with the greatest concentration of arts-driven vibrancy, ArtPlace had exposed his “confidential business plan” — acquire properties and local developments with high walk scores close to the amenities people desire.

“The tighter the urban fabric gets with diverse, complimentary uses and amenities, the more colorful and vibrant the fabric becomes,” Mandel said.

Have you met?

It may not look like much,…
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ccoletta: I worry that the closer the world gets to our fingertips, the further it gets from our heart. http://t.co/ZdUY1SlbaP

A park without buildings

Opening the Fall High Line Update…
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Skateboard Park Uses Art to Help Rebuild Detroit

Detroit News reporter Michael Hodges profiles…

Explaining ArtPlace

Knight Foundation’s Dennis Scholl, economist Joe…
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Projections to Animate the City

Learning how to generate increased vibrancy…

ccoletta: We often use tech to save time, but it either takes the saved time w/ it or makes the saved time less present, intimate & rich – J S Foer

Breathing Art into the City

Carol Coletta’s urban upbringing established for…

Thinking about the Future of Cities

Urbanization. Now there’s a concept that…

Food and Biking Movements – The Common Denominators

How did local food and biking move…
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Programming Entrepreneurs Do It with Passion

One of the many programming entrepreneurs…