In our Opinion: Find your place in Placemaking

How a park looks on your street and the kind of people it attracts can dramatically affect your property value

There just might be money in this for you.

If not, at least for once, you can be part of the conversation on how your neighbourhood will end up.

On Friday, workshops will begin headed by renowned urban designer Mark Lakeman. The workshop will teach the average Prince Rupert citizen how to improve parks and spaces in this city.

So why is important to you?

How a park looks on your street and the kind of people it attracts can dramatically affect your property value. For those with kids, well-designed and attractive public spaces add an untold value.

Those are just two of the many social and economic benefits to retrofitting our neighbourhood parks but you’ll never know about it if you stay at home.


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