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Creative Placemaking Conference

Presented by Summit County Land Bank at The Workz, Cuyahoga Falls OH

Nov 17 2023
Creative Placemaking Conference

Presented by The Summit County Land Bank— Join us for this dynamic one-day conference designed to explore creative placemaking from ideation to execution.

Through engaging panel discussions and talks, we’ll dive into key areas of this community-driven initiative. In alignment with the Elevate Greater Akron 2.0 Strategic Plan and Akron/Summit Cultural Plan, the conference will zero in on:

  • Creative Placemaking as a Community & Economic Development Strategy
  • Identifying Resources to Support Creative Placemaking Strategies
  • Developing a Plan and Navigating the Local Landscape

So, seize this chance to be a part of a network that’s reimagining and revitalizing our local spaces. Meet us at The Workz— and let’s turn ideas into action and visions into reality together!

What’s included?

  • Light breakfast
  • Lunch

Featured presenter:

Tim Tompkins, Adjunct Professor of Urban Planning & NYU Marron Institute Fellow

Who Should Attend?

Anyone looking to start, continue, or collaborate on a creative placemaking initiative!

So, what is creative placemaking?

Creative placemaking is the practice of using arts and culture to revitalize spaces to ... view more »



The Workz

2220 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221


Located directly next door is a city owned free 24/7 parking garage!


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