Lyneir Richardson, Tracy Hadden Loh, Andre M. Perry
November 8, 2023
Tracy Hadden Loh
September 21, 2023
Tracy Hadden Loh, DW Rowlands
August 31, 2023
Placemaking Postcards is a blog series from the Bass Center for Transformative Placemaking at Brookings where policymakers and practitioners guest-author promising placemaking efforts from across the U.S. and abroad that foster connected, vibrant, and inclusive communities. In line with the principle tenets of placemaking, the goal of the series is to recognize the community as the expert, highlight voices from the field, and to create a community of learning and practice around transformative placemaking.
For as long inequities in wealth and property ownership have existed, economically excluded populations have piloted collective ownership models. From communal farming plots to community land trusts, these models create new power structures that balance outcomes like wealth-building, preserving affordability, and fostering community-led development.