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Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties, HUD PD&R Edge Magazine

Updated: Jan 2, 2020

On October 3, 2018, the National Housing Conference hosted a webinar by the Restoring Neighborhoods Task Force focusing on the Center for Community Progress’ (CCP’s) new report, “Creative Placemaking on Vacant Properties: Lessons Learned from Four Cities.” Speakers discussed how several communities have used various strategies to transform vacant properties and reverse negative perceptions engendered by widespread vacancy. The webinar featured Danielle Lewinski, vice president and director of Michigan initiatives for CCP, and Tracey Evans, executive director of the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC).

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