- Creative Placemaking
Creating parks, expressing culture, strengthening communities
The Trust for Public Land believes that everyone in America's cities should live within a ten-minute walk of a great park. But great parks don't just happen. To succeed, they must reflect the communities they serve. Our Parks for People initiative infuses local planning, arts, and culture into the parks we create—a strategy known as Creative Placemaking.
Creative Placemaking is a cooperative, community-based process that leads to new and rejuvenated parks and open spaces reflecting local identity through arts and culture. It has five components: equity, arts and culture, community engagement, partnerships and stewardship.