Projects for Public Spaces (PPS) is coming out strong as a leader in connecting community and creative placemaking. Link to their most recent post, Creative Communities and Arts-Based Placemaking – illustrating examples of how the arts can make a difference in your community.
Project for Public Spaces (PPS) released a video (3:15) on the streets as places resource page that allows communities to re-envision the role of the street that engages and connects community and visitors alike.
1. of, pertaining to, or affecting a population or a community as a whole
2. open to all persons (dictionary.com)
1. a person on an excursion or sightseeing (dictionary.com)
So the idea behind this post is to make a correlation between developing a strong sense of place within a community and its residual impacts on the tourist’s experience. Because most tourists spend an exorbitant amount of time wandering in, through, and along what is identified as the public realm.
Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities.
PPS has complied a list of 60 of the World’s Greatest Places we (the public) remember most vividly, the places where serendipitous things happen, the places we tell stories about…discover=>