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2023 Annual Report
We are excited to announce the release of our 2023 annual report! Project for Public Spaces had a jam-packed year of helping people create a world of community-powered public space
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An Introduction to Inclusive & Equitable Community Engagement (Online Training)
This mini-course is designed for practitioners currently working on or interested in leading community engagement as part of their projects—early registration ends February 29th!
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Woodruff Park, Atlanta, GA — Movie night
Woodruff Park, Atlanta, GA — Movie night
4th International Placemaking Week
Join public space leaders from around the world for a week of experiential learning, networking, and inspiration on June 5–8, 2024, in Baltimore.

Registration opens February 25!
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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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Check out our Fall online training series!
Click here to see all placemaking and public markets trainings on offer in September and October.
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Woodruff Park, Atlanta, GA — Movie night
Market Cities Network
The Market Cities Network is the first international forum for markets of all kinds and the people committed to their success. This initiative brings together market operators, NGOs, funders, researchers, and more to create stronger and more resilient communities.
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How to Turn a Place Around
A Placemaking Handbook

Now available for purchase through Indiebound.org, in support of your local bookstore, and internationally through Amazon.
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How to Turn a Place Around — Inside look
11th International Public Markets Conference
Happening Now!
For over 30 years, the International Public Markets Conference has brought together market leaders and strategic partners from around the globe. Follow along at #publicmarkets23.
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Apply to Host Placemaking Week 2024!
We're looking for a host city for our next Placemaking Week conference in 2024! The event is a global gathering of placemakers that emphasizes hands-on learning and innovative social events. Apply by, Friday, March 31.
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Placemaking Week 2024
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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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2022 Annual Report
We are excited to announce the release of our 2022 annual report! Project for Public Spaces had a jam-packed year of helping people create a world of community-powered public spaces.
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PPS 2022 at a Glance
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
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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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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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Market CIties Program — Market Photo
We're hiring!
Now Hiring! Finance & Operations Manager
Project for Public Spaces is inviting applications for a full-time Finance & Operations Manager to join our remote team.
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