The Better Block team was recently awarded a Knight Cities grant to convert excess housing stock in Akron, OH into a vibrant community cen..
This interview originally appeared in Winter 2015 edition of Columns Magazine, and in digital form on AIA Dallas.
Written by: Nate Eud..
Jason Roberts, founder of the Better Block project, presented at TEDxOU and TEDxAustin and talked about the history of the project and..
Thanks to Innate Ecology, Inc. for providing the following detailed report on their 2014 Better Block project in Geelong, Victor..
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..
In Better Block projects, the areas we look to revitalize are often former streetcar stops, which are neighborhood Main Streets that confo..
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..