Journey to Creative Placemaking: Lessons and Insights

Reflections, learnings and insights on Creative Placemaking are shared in this series of white papers from The Kresge Foundation’s Arts & Culture team in concert with partners from different fields and sectors for grantmakers and practitioners working to fully integrate arts and culture with community development and urban planning practices.

The first paper, Kresge’s Arts & Culture Program, the First Decade, was posted in January, 2018, and subsequent papers will be posted throughout the year. Topics include:

  • Kresge’s journey to creative placemaking
  • Creative Placemaking on-the-ground impacts
  • Creative Placemaking field observations
  • Catalyzing Culture and Community Through community development finance institutions (CDFIs)
  • Anchor strategies


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January 2018

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