Rachel's guest this week is Chuck Marohn, and he recaps a recent series of events in Akron, Ohio as well as his article for today, The Real Reason Your Local Mall is Failing.
Mentioned in this podcast:
- The Real Reason Your Local Mall is Failing
- Join us for upcoming public events in West Grove, PA, Wichita, KS, and Chattanooga, TN.
- Strong Towns members are invited to attend our April 30 Q&A Webcast with special guest Joe Minicozzi of Urban3.
- Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
(Top photo of the Akron Civic Theater by Chuck Marohn)
A vacant house becomes a resource and community space for immigrants, visitors and neighbors.
In Akron, Ohio, local leaders are taking steps to ensure that vacant spaces can be filled and new businesses can thrive.
What does putting up lawn chairs and chalking lines down the street actually accomplish?