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Measuring the Outcomes of Creative Placemaking—2014

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Measuring The Outcomes Of Creative Placemaking, Mark J. Stern May 2014

Measuring The Outcomes Of Creative Placemaking, Mark J. Stern

Measuring the Outcomes of Creative Placemaking—2014

This paper was delivered by Mark Stern at a transatlantic symposium on the arts and artists in urban resilience held in Baltimore in May 2014. With the topic of creative placemaking outcome measurement, Stern took a step back to talk about the "outcomes problems" of creative placemaking. The focus of the talk was on the problems of conceptualization and measurement of the ways that creative placemaking can influence a place and the people who live, work, and visit there. The presentation had five sections: 1) the controversy over outcomes of creative placemaking; 2) the potential contradictions in its conceptual foundation ...