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Creative Placemaking


Creative placemaking expanding citywide

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From murals, sculptures and performances to events, temporary art pop-ups and more, the City of Bloomington began its creative placemaking efforts in 2016. Creative placemaking is a process where art plays an intentional, integrated role in place-based community planning and development. It honors the existing assets, history and character of a place, with community engagement as a vital part of the process. Until 2023, Bloomington’s creative placemaking efforts were focused in the South Loop. The efforts are now citywide, as requested by community members in the City’s Bloomington. Tomorrow. Together. strategic plan. Learn more at