Who We Are
How We Work
Community Cultural Development
Urban Planning
Community Economic Development
Strategic Planning
Selected Clients

Selected Publications

  • Strategic Business Plan for the Creative Industries EpiCenter, Artists for Humanity Boston, MA

  • Jacksonville Artists Live/Work Feasibility Study (with Urban Focus LLC), City of Jacksonville, Cultural Countil of Greater Jacksonville, and Downtown Vision, Inc., Jacksonville, FL

  • Developing Affordable Space for Artists, Leveraging Investments in Creativity, Boston, MA and New York, NY

  • Arts District Master Plan, Worcester, MA

  • Rebuilding Community: A Best Practices Toolkit for Historic Preservation and Redevelopment,
    (Boston, MA: National Trust for Historic Preservation)

  • Creation of “The Gathering Place” for Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

  • Designing the City: A Guide for Advocates and Public Officials,(Washington, D. C.: Island Press).

Download excerpts:
Getting Better Design in Your Community (4.4 MB) - Cover, Table of Contents, Preface, Chapter 1
Creating Space for Artists and Cultural Activity (2.2 MB) - Cover, Table of Contents, Preface, Chapter 5

From Designing the City: A Guide for Advocates and Public Officials by Adele Fleet Bacow. Posted to this website by permission of Island Press, Washington, D.C. If you are interested in ordering the book, please visit www.islandpress.org or call 1-800-828-1302.

  • "Broadening Our Vision: Connecting the Arts and Community Development", (Boston: New England Foundation for the Arts).

  • "The People Choose: Governor's Design Awards Program of Massachusetts", Place, (Washington, D. C.: Partners for Livable Places).

  • Bridge Design: Aesthetics and Developing Technologies, Co-Editor, (Distributed by the American Society of Civil Engineering).

  • Waterfront Activation Plan for the Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston Redevelopment Authority, Boston, MA

  • Study of Cultural, Civic, and Non-Profit Facilities of Public Accommodation in Boston, Boston Redevelopment Authority, Boston, MA

  • A New Partnership for Downcity, Rhode Island Foundation, Providence, RI



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