For the last 6 years, 1000 Friends has worked with Leopold Elementary School to coordinate actions that would help create a more welcoming schoolyard and alleviate flooding issues on the blacktop. In the last few years, we started the Leopold Green Schoolyard Committee – made up of parents, staff, and community partners that is still […]Read more about "Leopold Green Schoolyard – Video Tour and Final Update!"
Community Walks – Join us!
We started our series of neighborhood walks in South Madison, which are Monday-Thursday August 3-6 and next week, August 10-13 from 12:00-1:00 starting from the south library on Park Street.Read more about "Community Walks – Join us!"
Save the Date: Placemaking Milwaukee
A day to talk about Placemaking in Downtown Milwaukee with Plenary Speaker: Fred Kent, President – Project for Public Spaces. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, We Energies,
231 W. Michigan Street, Milwaukee
5 Ways 1000 Friends is helping Wisconsin
Take a look at five of the ways 1000 Friends of Wisconsin is helping communities across Wisconsin grow in smarter, healthier, and more environmentally friendly ways.Read more about "5 Ways 1000 Friends is helping Wisconsin"
Public Space Priorities
In our series on how to measure and interpret the sustainability and livability of our communities, we continue today on the theme of public space priorities. We know that walkability is important and that creating a better pedestrian environment improves the economy and vitality of our communities. Making choices for better walkability also goes hand […]Read more about "Public Space Priorities"
Parking Space Or People Space?
As we continue our research into what makes a community healthy, sustainable, and livable, we can use maps and geographic data to reveal new underlying trends and identify areas where our communities need improvement. We are using our home base of Madison, Wisconsin, as our test case, but the types of analysis we are doing […]Read more about "Parking Space Or People Space?"