Here are a few fascinating gems from around the web this week:
First, a funding opportunity: The Citizen’s Institute on Rural Design has posted this RFP for rural communities facing design challenges
And, a bunch of stuff about downtowns:
- The top 10 best downtowns. Do you agree?
- One city’s quest for a walkable downtown
- Downtowns as “integrated neighborhoods.”
- Our master builder, Joe Minicozzi, is relentless! Making the case for downtowns HERE and more HERE.
Do you seek out art & culture when you’re travelling? How Art Economically Benefits Cities.
The Latest on Housing Starts: 10 things you need to know about today’s real estate market.
Finally, what do you think about this place:
Does it hold lessons for “crowdsourced placemaking?” Tell us what you think.