Using Tactical Urbanism to Preserve Downtowns

Isaac Kremer/ May 24, 2014/ tactical urbanism/ 0 comments

“Using Tactical Urbanism to Preserve Downtowns,” National Main Streets Conference, Detroit, Michigan (May 2014)

“Tactical urbanism” is a hot, new, revolutionary movement that is transforming how people revitalize places. One example of tactical urbanism, the Better Block movement, creates short-term “interventions” in a 48-hour period for $1,000 or less, planting the seeds for long-term change. Learn how Main Street communities can benefit from tactical urbanism and the Better Block initiative. Researchers and on-the-ground tactical urbanists will share their examples and experiences and provide practical, “real world” applications that communities can implement. Presenters: Isaac Kremer with Mike Lydon, Street Plans Collaborative and Caitlyn Horose, Orton Family Foundation.

 

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Isaac Kremer is a transformational leader with a track record of success revitalizing downtowns in the United States. He has written and spoken extensively. He's always on the lookout for new and innovative ideas to unlock the potential of downtown areas.

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