Cultural Trail (Indianapolis) Critical to Fountain Square Neighborhood Revitalization

The redevelopment and investment impact of the Cultural Trail was monumental. Nowhere could this be better witnessed than the Fountain Square neighborhood - where momentum was already building after decades of patient investment.  When the Cultural Trail came and the Great Recession receded - the outcome has been beyond all expectations.  See: The Many Sides of Fountain Square (Nicodemus & Engh, Fall, 2017)

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www.NextSTL.com Has the Same Brilliant Idea for same Reasons!

www.NextSTL.com Has the Same Brilliant Idea for same Reasons!

Stealing isn't always bad! In fact, NextSTL.com author Alex Ihmen, in his 2015 piece "It's Time to Steal the Indy Cultural Trail" makes many of the community connectivity arguments for St. Louis that ConnectOurCore.org has made for years for Louisville.  Check it out, yo! 

Urban Communities Lose a Champion, But Remain Inspired: Branden Klayko

Urban Communities Lose a Champion, But Remain Inspired: Branden Klayko

The world has lost Branden Klayko, the inspiration of so many who strive for urban betterment. However, we shall not lose the inspiration he seeded with his optimistic and honest review of the urban built environment and policy that surrounds it.