Tag Archives: tactical urbanism

PARK(ing) Day PHL 2019

Feet First Philly is proud to partner with PARK(ing) Day PHL for a third year! PARK(ing) Day PHL celebrates pedestrian spaces and walkable streets, and we are excited to provide a Self-Guided Walking Tour! This Self-Guided Walking Tour Booklet consists of information about placemaking and walkability, a map of areas to explore, and more!   Why […]

Why “pop-up” placemaking may be a misnomer

Marcus Westbury, Australian urbanist and founder of the nonprofit “Renew Newcastle,” believes that the terminology often used for small-scale projects meant to revitalize urban places and kick start development can be misleading.  Phrases such as “pop-up parks” and “tactical urbanism” suggest temporary fixes to persistent problems, which misses the bigger point that the methods used […]