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Urban Design

illustration by Paul HoffmanThese articles and postings look at different ways in which design and our visual environment can shape the character of our cities and towns.

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What's Your Community’s “John Hancock”?

What’s Your Community’s “John Hancock”? Members Only Content

Community planners and economic development professionals are increasingly identifying communities’ signature elements, including location specific historic and related sites, as well as businesses and institutions that are part of the “creative economy.”