Cultural Asset Mapping

Planning Commissioners Journal, 81: Winter 2011

By: PlannersWeb, Robert Voigt
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Table of Contents

Historic Preservation

This article defines cultural asset mapping (CAM) and describes how it can be used to spatially represent an area’s tangible and intangible cultural resources. It shares an example of a multi-town CAM from the Georgian Triangle near metropolitan Toronto.

Social Equity

This article introduces cultural asset mapping (CAM) as a tool for engaging communities in planning and economic development. It discusses the opportunities and challenges of a joint CAM project from the towns of Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Clearview, and Blue Mountains outside of Toronto.