The Better Block announces the opening of the Exchange House, an Airbnb and cultural exchange project in Akron’s North Hill neighborhood.
Better Block today announces the newest additions to its team—four AmeriCorps VISTAs.
The VISTAs are members who commit to a year-long, f..
8 80 Cities recently completed their report on our joint Macon Connects project that took place in September 2016 in Downtown Macon, Georg..
We are so excited to announce the launch of our newest initiative, Wikiblock, an open-source toolkit of designs for benches, chairs, p..
What does it take to create the world’s largest pop-up bike network? Four hundred and ninety-eight cans of paint, five days of applicati..
As we stood in the large lot, watching the volunteers put the finishing touches on the hay bale pool, we were approached by a man who work..
For some, an office is just an office. A space with desks, chairs, a printer. It’s a place to get work done. And then it’s a place to leav..
When I was placing an order for portable toilets for April 23rd’s Better Block installation, we came face to face with the infamy surround..
Better Blocks may start over a weekend, but their impact lasts much longer. Last year, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, asked Team Better Blo..
Nearly a year ago, we visited Akron, Ohio, which once was the fastest growing city in America. Today, the city faces depopulation and ..