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Community Placemaking Grants
Our grants program enable local partners to transform underperforming public spaces and co-create new ones that serve historically marginalized communities.
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Places with Purpose: Achieving Social Impact in Public Space
Webinar: April 4, 2022

Join us to learn about how and why companies, foundations, and philanthropists are turning to public space to achieve their social impact goals.
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How to Turn a Place Around
A Placemaking Handbook

Now available for purchase through, in support of your local bookstore, and internationally through Amazon.
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How to Turn a Place Around — Inside look
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Our Top 10 Articles of 2021
Our 10 most popular articles of 2021 reflect a philosophy of frugal innovation, from covid adaptations to making the most of leftover urban space.
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Apply for an EDRA 2022 Great Places Award
EXTENDED Deadline: 
February 22

The award recognizes work that combines expertise in design, research, and practice, and contributes to the creation of dynamic, humane places.
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Market Cities Program
Working in partnership with HealthBridge Foundation of Canada and Slow Food International, the Market Cities Initiative aims to accelerate the adoption of regional policy, governance, and investment strategies to help entire public market networks thrive.
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Walk/Bike/Places: Learn more and register!
The premier conference in North America for walking, bicycling, and placemaking professionals from the public and private sectors.
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Master's Program in Urban Placemaking and Management
Learn an integrated approach to public space design, programming, and management through Pratt Institute's Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment.
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Master's Program in Urban Placemaking and Management at Pratt Institute — Rendering
Imagine a world where everyone has the opportunity to shape public space.
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Public Markets
Cultivating hubs of health, community, and opportunity.
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