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While meetings and discussions are important to a Placemaking process, making your case and implementing it often require data. The following techniques help generate specific statistics that can be used to evaluate and improve a community space. Download free sample forms below you can use for your projects. They can be modified to fit the exact needs and goals of your project.

A Guide to Neighborhood Placemaking in Chicago

Do-it-Yourself Checklist

Plan of Stakeholders


Place Evaluation Workshop

Summary Report

Sample Action Plan

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Drawing plans on a map of Chicago

Mural saying 'Love your neighborhood'

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