Better Block ProjectsCategory
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 ..
We are always excited to see a new Better Block popping up, especially when it’s by a group that has done it before. The folks in Baton Ro..
Our May 2015 Better Block in Akron, Ohio provided the perfect example of how to rapidly transform a block into a vibrant neighborhood..
Thanks to Innate Ecology, Inc. for providing the following detailed report on their 2014 Better Block project in Geelong, Victor..
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..
In Better Block projects, the areas we look to revitalize are often former streetcar stops, which are neighborhood Main Streets that confo..