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COMMERCIAL STREET LIFE, SIDEWALK TABLES, BENCHES
r e s o u r c e s:

a c t i o n s:

  1. host local fundraisers for the purchase of benches
  2. encourage businesses to use sidewalks for displays + eating
  3. streets to have trees, good surfaces, lighting + width

SHARED COURTYARDS FOR GARDENS + RELAXATION
r e s o u r c e s:

a c t i o n s:

  1. turn alleys into gardens, community greens
  2. plant green roofs on low, flat roofs + provide public access

OPEN SPACES FOR PICNICS + RECREATION
resources:

  1. program open space

actions:

  1. businesses work together to have shared outdoor lunch spots

PROVIDE SECURE ENVIRONMENT
r e s o u r c e s:

a c t i o n s:

  1. community awareness + neighborhood watch
  2. increase police watch

OPEN SPACES TO DRAW COUNTY EVENTS + FESTIVALS, INCREASE VISITING ECONOMY
resources:

  1. placemaking for communities

actions:

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