What is Cultural Asset Mapping? Cultural asset mapping is a foundational step in cultural planning. It identifies a community’s strengths and resources through the process of inventorying tangible and intangible cultural assets. Tangible assets include arts and natural heritage resources
Overview: The City of Fargo partnered with ecological artist Jackie Brookner to integrate cultural and civic art elements into a stormwater drainage basin installation project. Context: The City is located in the Red River Valley. Its flat geography makes city
Cultural planning is a place-based planning process that generates a vision and action plan for strengthening and growing arts and culture assets. The planning process provides an opportunity for jurisdictions to: expand and enhance artistic and cultural opportunities for the
Overview: The City of Chicago adopted a new Cultural Plan in 2012. The planning process was initiated with lead support from Mayor Emanuel and was spearheaded by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Events (DCA). Context: Arts advocates in the
Overview: The San Francisco Planning Department’s Urban Design Group established a prototyping competition to invite public ideas for interventions that would make Market Street — San Francisco’s main thoroughfare — a more vibrant, active, inviting, and enjoyable place to be.