McIntire Park East – unique opportunity for PLACEMAKING!

We heard a lot about placemaking recently when the City Council discussed the re-bricking of the Charlottesville Downtown Mall.  Now McIntire Park East offers a unique opportunity for placemaking!

Here is the Project for Public Spaces approach to urban parks:

Successful public spaces are lively places where the many functions of community life take place, and where people feel ownership and connectedness — true common ground.

Continue reading   …  mcintirebotanicalgarden.org/economical-placemaking/

Learn more about placemaking at Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Annual Event on Thursday, April 26, 2012.

Placemaking: A Blueprint for our Future- http://cvilletomorrow.typepad.com/charlottesville_tomorrow_/event.html