This how-to-build a plaza guide is based on the Akron Better Block project that took place in the spring of 2015. The concept shown was de..
By Max Hepp-Buchanan
This is re-posted from sportsbackers.org. Read the original post here.
For two days in June of last year, we b..
Through a partnership with the Knight Foundation, Akron, Ohio’s first Better Block project was realized the weekend of May 15th-17th and s..
During Better Block Akron, we created a bocce court in one lane of an expansive street, both to slow traffic and give attendees an activit..
This article was originally published in the March 2015 issue of the Institute of Transportation Engineers Journal. Read the ful..
Guest post by Kevin Young and Kasi Martin
The Roxy Theater in East Nashville had long been a neighborhood gathering place for first dates, family outings and cl..
While there are many ways to activate a vacant lot (including converting it to a public plaza), we converted a grassy space between buildi..