Abilene Reinvents Its Downtown

Abilene Festival District Hotel, Texas

The City of Abilene, TX has issued a Request for Proposals for a downtown conference center hotel and  new mixed-use development on City owned property adjacent to the City’s existing convention center.  The City is following the suggestion of its recently completed Economic Development Strategic Plan targeting downtown as a new center of business activity with […]

Place-Making on the Agenda at Tiffin, Ohio Downtown Summit

Thursday Night Live Event at Cheapside Fifth Third Pavilion, Lexington, KY

In May, I joined Tedd Hardesty, ASLA, a Founding Partner of  EDGE to talk about the power of place-making at a Downtown Summit in Tiffin, Ohio hosted by The Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC) at  historic Heidelberg University.  In addition to place-making, the event also featured Terry Foegler, President of Terry Foegler & Associates LLC. […]