Category Archives: Urban Design

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DESIGN FINALISTS ARE SELECTED FOR JACOBSVILLE GATEWAY

Jacobsville Gateway Enhancement On behalf of ECHO Housing Corporation and the community of Jacobsville, we would like to present the selected finalists for the $15,000 public art competition. w/purpose is excited to be inviting one of these finalists to collaborate in this unique community in … Read More

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$15K PUBLIC ART PRIZE TO INVITE THE WORLD TO JACOBSVILLE FRONT DOOR

Call to Artists_RFP_JACOBSVILLE JACOBS_HISTORICAL BRIEF GATEWAY_PUBLIC ART_IMM RELEASE_FINAL W/purpose co-authors gateway with art, transit, a Community EVANSVILLE – The community of Jacobsville is currently hiring. A $15,000 public design budget will go to an artist or design team who is interested in creating an outdoor … Read More

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W/PURPOSE CELEBRATES HAYNIE’S CORNER ART DISTRICT

THIS_AN ART DISTRICT STORY (3 MIN. TRAILER) What do you get someone for their 200th birthday? Tough decision, right?  Evansville’s art and design community showed up to the party with a newly dedicated outdoor gallery and sculpture park located in south-central Evansville. Not a bad … Read More

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Devington Community Imagines Transit Future

Indianapolis community residents and businesses organize to continue turnaround with the design of a new bus stop across from Arlington High School. What initially was started as a local community association idea as evolved into a “Transit” stop concept set to be completed in 2013 … Read More

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What’s behind a community turnaround

For Indianapolis North-East residents – the label “turnaround” has been synonymous with the realities of education reform and transformation. Taken in context, its “reversal” ambitions suggest an immediacy or impact condition. In any case, “turnaround” has become an controversial word for big change, including a … Read More

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Near West Housing Summit

The Near West is revamping their Quality of Life plan for 2012-2015.  Over past couple of years, we have noticed that the housing condition of Near West has changed drastically.  The situation of our housing stock has raised concerns with residents, community partners, and potential … Read More

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What’s In A Name? The Case For a New Georgia Street

There are visible signs that our city slowly manicuring its look as it prepares for the 2012 Super Bowl. At the top of that list - East & West Georgia Street, which is showing signs of regeneration. A complete transformation and welcome addition to the … Read More