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An article to get you fired up about what we're doing in Oneida Square

Here's an article to inspire about placemaking and transforming urban places that have lost their soul. It's the story of the Better Block project and how it began. Think about how the OWFF placemaking event could become a "model" built on the Better Block concept-  "R2G Utica Better Blocks" - that could be applied again and again in different Utica neighborhoods-- there are plenty of places in need of heart and soul that could be helped along using a community-driven "tactical" strategy like OWFF and the ones described in the article!
"A great public place gives residents of a neighborhood a sense of belonging, pride, connection, and beauty."
"Placemaking - A term for people shaping their own environment to facilitate social interaction and improve quality of life."
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