Trends in Creative Placemaking on Problem Properties 

Download our newest report and see how communities across the country are using creative placemaking as a revitalization tool. (Photo credit: Hinge Collective)

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Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties: Lessons Learned from Four Cities  

This report offers practical guidance for communities curious about how to leverage the power of creative placemaking to transform vacant properties. Download today!

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Vacant Spaces into Vibrant Places

The mission of Center for Community Progress is to foster strong, equitable communities where vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties are transformed into assets for neighbors and neighborhoods. Founded in 2010, Community Progress is the leading national, nonprofit resource for urban, suburban, and rural communities seeking to address the full cycle of property revitalization. The organization fulfills its mission by nurturing strong leadership and supporting systemic reforms. Community Progress works to ensure that public, private, and community leaders have the knowledge and capacity to create and sustain change. It also works to ensure that all communities have the policies, tools, and resources they need to support the effective, equitable reuse of vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties. 

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Community Progress exists to help meet the growing need in America’s cities and towns for effective, sustainable solutions to turn vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties into vibrant places.

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Watch recordings from past Cornerstone webinars, a FREE monthly lunchtime webinar series that equips participants with the building blocks to understand and solve tough challenges related to property vacancy, abandonment, and deterioration.

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