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Public art brings unique value and character to our neighborhoods.
The most successful public art is the result of community desires and goals, not top-down planning.
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A pop-up music venue is making a big impact in Akron, Ohio.
As new residents move in, will the arts be pushed out?
This Public Art Week, we discussed big questions about the value and role of public art in our towns. Here's what got the most reads this week.
Untapped, a six-week pop-up beer garden in the landmark Tennessee Brewery in downtown Memphis, might well have been a goodbye party for the long-neglected building. Instead, it caught a local developer’s interest and led to a second life for the historic structure.
To visit the Hapi Fresh Farmer’s Market in Akron, Ohio, is to see the beginning of a journey. Seeds have been planted to draw in more residents, more businesses, and to nurture a return to prosperity for the neighborhood.
(Top photo source: Brisbane City Council)