For our fourth Community Design Event, Eat & Imagine at 289 Derby, our goal was simple: involve everyone in choosing between two design schemes with Placemaking Placemats before enjoying some spontaneous eats on site. The varied activities people have envisioned … Continue reading
Come see the ReImagine A Lot campaign and other placemaking projects from across Massachusetts at this year’s ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX)! We’re so happy to be a part of it!
The “ReImagine A Lot” dynamic participation project seeks to engage residents to imagine what an abandoned lot could be. The project consists of two parts that reinforce each other: the first part is a physical component that provides the space … Continue reading
The BBQ preparations are in full swing. Later, helpers each receive a pumpkin candy bucket. Neighborhood kids pin where their favorite place in the Point is – many choose their houses, which is rather endearing. The adults mostly choose parks. … Continue reading
This was the first day that all work was completed at the lot. Almost all of the suggestion lines have been filled over the past few weeks. And so, the kids played and painted the mural with images based on the … Continue reading
Imagination at the lot was in full swing on Friday. The Bulletin Board is complete and has some good recycling information brought over by four members of the Recycling Committee. A neighbor who has watched the progress on the lot … Continue reading
The front of the Community Suggestion Wall is almost complete and asks residents to imagine what this lot could be. The final, essential touch, will be the chalk that will be placed on site as soon as this fall rain … Continue reading
This Friday marks four weeks of building at the Palmer Street Lot – same time, same place, every week. Our actions slowly become a Friday afternoon habit as the physical form of the community wall takes shape. Many have helped … Continue reading