placemaking & History

Placemaking cuts across all Planning and Sustainability actions.  We aim to create public spaces, including our streetscapes, parks, recreation and conservation areas, and the private realm, including new development, spaces that make our city stronger, build our sense of place, strengthen public health, and make this a more desirable community. Building on our history, our cultural identity, our authenticity is a critical critical.

Photo of Seth Thomas Clock from 1971, it says "Daniel's" on the top

Seth Thomas street clock: Dedicated Mayor Calvin Coolidge 1910, removed by private clock owner 1996, purchased by City (Planning & Sustainability) 2015, restored and installed in Pulaski Park 2016