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Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
Apnba June 2008 Conference   Seifert
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Apnba June 2008 Conference Seifert

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Creating a Sense of Place, Rick Seifert, Hillsdale Business & Professional Association. Track 2, Presentation 1

Creating a Sense of Place, Rick Seifert, Hillsdale Business & Professional Association. Track 2, Presentation 1

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  • 1. Creating a Sense of Place – Hillsdale as a Case Study Rick Seifert Hillsdale Business & Professional Association APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 1
  • 2. Presentation Outline The Three-Legged Stool Three- What’s in a name? What s Visioning Planning and Visioning Map Questing Planting Pl ti your flags fl Nurturing old institutions/creating new ones Communicating The Future of Place APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 2
  • 3. The Three-Legged Stool Three- Community Commerce Communication APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 3
  • 4. What’s in a Name? A link to the past A state of mind (If you think you live in Hillsdale, you do!) APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 4
  • 5. Planning and Visioning Planning The Hillsdale Town Center Plan Visioning How do we see ourselves? Now? In the future? APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 5
  • 6. Map Questing Putting your place on the map Boundaries Overlaps Topography Transit corridors History Schools Parks Political turf Finding your center APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 6
  • 7. Planting Your Flags Themes (historical and others) Logos Mottos – “Hillsdale Has It!” Sign caps Gateway signs yg Historic signs Opportunity signs pp yg (The Watershed) APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 7
  • 8. Nurturing and Creating Institutions − 1 Library Schools and PTAs Community- Community-oriented and supportive businesses and business associations Anchor stores Cooperatives (Food Front) Shopping and commercial centers APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 8
  • 9. Nurturing and Creating Institutions − 2 Trails (You call them sidewalks) ( ) Emergency teams Farmers Markets Hillsdale Votes! Scrip (Hazzits) (Hazzits) Alternative energy (Rieke solar) (Rieke Landmarks − natural and created APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 9
  • 10. Communicating − 1 Creating your own media Three newspapers, two newspapers online sites, list servers The civic (and civil) conversation – associations, book clubs and farmers markets APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 10
  • 11. Communicating − 2 Civic Celebrations and Civic Pride − parades, walks, pancake breakfasts, d lk k b kf t athletics and chili feeds Inter- Inter-institutional communication The Hillsdale Alliance Hillsdale News Used books as a source of revenue Hillsdale Community Foundation APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 11
  • 12. The Future of Place The renaissance of community and local economies The self-reliant community self- The happiness factor Energy conservation Transit solutions T it l ti Politics is local, and getting more so all the time It’s the community, neighbor I’ h i i hb APNBA Business District Association Conference – June, 2008 12

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