Come learn about design, management, and programming ideas for our downtown public spaces.
Meg Walker from Project for Public Spaces will share the results of their public engagement from the past few months and concepts for looking forward.
Eugene City Council
Public Service Building
125 East 8th Ave., Eugene
Other upcoming City Council dates
If you are interested in placemaking, you may also be interested in two other upcoming City Council worksessions. Council dates are tentative and subject to change. Please confirm the schedule on the
Public Meetings Calendar.
Council Work Session on Downtown and Neighborhood Safety
Wednesday, February 8
Council Work Session on Wayfinding
Monday, February 13
thoughts from Project for Public Spaces
Light, Quick, and Cheap:
5 Placemaking Projects That Inspire Us
To introduce you to Project for Public Spaces, we thought we'd share some of their writing:
"Great public spaces do not have to be design-heavy, multi-million dollar projects situated in city centers. In fact, sometimes the most exciting spaces are low-key, low-cost, and in the most unexpected locations.
The Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper approach to placemaking involves making temporary and relatively inexpensive alterations to a public space. These projects can, and often do, get off the ground while more long-range projects grind through the lengthy development pipeline..."
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