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A few days after we posted the Exchange House on Airbnb in February, we got our first international guests–a family from France. We were ..
At 4:55 pm, five minutes before the ribbon cutting ceremony, we stepped outside of our volunteer center at Faith Gym and saw a downpour wa..
We were gathered around a makeshift work desk. We had pulled out a few chairs to sit on. The house we were in, though renovated, was empty..
About two months ago, Jason Roberts, our co-founder, and Gray Garmon, one of our favorite collaborators, went to lunch. They started talki..
While West Palm Beach’s Northwest Historic District is unique to its region, its story has been heard over and over in the South: A histor..
It happened during lunch at Klyde Warren Park. We had just finished a discussion with several civic leaders in Dallas about overcoming sti..
The Better Block announces the opening of the Exchange House, an Airbnb and cultural exchange project in Akron’s North Hill neighborhood.
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..
Nearly a year ago, we visited Akron, Ohio, which once was the fastest growing city in America. Today, the city faces depopulation and ..