What is “Creative Placemaking”?


By: Reconnecting to Our Waterways


Creative Placemaking

This factsheet introduces creative placemaking concepts and provides short articles that define the use of arts and culture in community spaces. It describes elements of creative placemaking, such as using arts and culture, diverse partners, spatial impacts, and attracting people. It includes short articles from ArtPlace America, The Kresge Foundation, and Big Car, a nonprofit arts organization, that focus on principles of creative placemaking, criteria, and community vibrancy.