Series: Placemaking & Cultural Districts
Recorded On: 09/12/2014
Part 1: Cultural Districts as Creative Community Building & Placemaking Tools
This webinar will highlight how cultural districts are used as creative community building and placemaking tools. Tom Borrup will be our guest presenter. Tom is a cultural planner and long time leader in community based arts as director of Intermedia Arts in Minneapolis. He is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Leadership and Change at Antioch University researching the role of social and organizational networks in the planning and management of cultural districts.
Recorded May 21, 2014
Part 2: Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts New York
This webinar will focus on a new report commissioned by Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts New York (NOCD-NY) Innovative Cultural Uses of Urban Space: A Profile Series. The report is a collection of seven profiles that highlight creative uses of space including adaptive refuse, construction zones and vacant lots, public outdoor space, publically owned facilities, religious spaces, and shared space.
NOCD-NY is a citywide alliance of artists, activists, creative manufacturers, and policy makers committed to revitalizing New York City "from the neighborhood up."
Presented by: Caron Atlas, co-director of NOCD-NY and director of Arts & Democracy who teaches at Pratt Institute's Programs for Sustainable Planning and Development;Tamara Greenfield, co-director of NOCD-NY and director of Fourth Arts Block; and Lynn Stern, who wrote the report's executive summary.
Recorded May 22, 2014
Part 3: The Cultural Trail in Indianapolis
This webinar will explore the Cultural Trail in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail is an 8-mile world class urban bike and pedestrian path in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana that connects neighborhoods, cultural districts and entertainment amenities while serving as the downtown hub for central Indiana's vast greenway system. The webinar will focus on ways that public art is being used as the "glue that binds" these cultural districts and neighborhoods into one trail.
May 23, 2014