Placemaking & Community Planning

Enhancing Community Character

We believe everyone deserves to live, work, and play in beautiful places. The scenic qualities of our communities impact our quality of life—promoting economic prosperity, mental health, and community pride. Our elected officials have a responsibility to encourage responsible development that preserves what’s unique about our communities while looking to the future.

Placemaking Case Studies

Learn about successful placemaking projects in communities across the country.

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Welcoming Better Commercial Development

Communities have a choice when large corporations come to town. See how large retailers have modified their preferred plans to deliver better community designs.

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Adaptive Reuse

Adaptive reuse is a powerful tool that helps preserve community character while driving economic development in sustainable way.

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Every Community Tells a Story

It’s our responsibility to protect the unique qualities that set our communities apart. Get involved in planning matters in your town and reach out to Scenic America if we can assist you in preserving your community’s unique character.

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