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Mayor’s Neighborhood Conference 2012: Public Places Matter: Neighborhood Placemaking, Session 2

Episode first aired on 10/21/2012

This session of Mayor Soglin's 2012 Neighborhood Conference features Madison Mayor Paul Soglin discussing "placemaking." Placemaking is not just the act of building or fixing up a space; it is a process that fosters the creation of vital public destinations-the kind of places where people feel a strong stake in their communities and commitment to making things better. Building on community assets, promoting interactions, and integrating elements of people's health, safety, economic well-being, and personal/business engagement is paramount.