Those responsible for the economic health of communities are discovering that public art and placemaking offer creative solutions to the problems of development—by fostering pride and pleasure as well as bottom-line opportunity.

Milwaukee Moves

Expanding the definition of what artists can do | Sara Daleiden, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

An Island Reborn

Public art stands to make a vital placemaking role | Treasure Island, San Francisco, California

Northern Regeneration

Public art blossoms with Norway’s percent-for-art program | Oslo, Norway

Ethical Redevelopment

What if cities were designed as if people mattered? | Theaster Gates, Place Lab

The Power of Impermanence

Temporary art can have lasting impact on struggling communities

French Revival

A French city is reborn as a public-art hub | Nantes, France