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Community Service
Community Service Partnership Projects
with Results!

Design Coalition Institute staff donates their time and talents to neighborhood and city improvement projects
in our region, including:
      • Coordinating "Green Communities" public education events
      • Participatory Mapping & Analysis for preservation and development
      • Design Workshops & Design Charrettes

A recent partnership project and results are described below.
If you live in the City of Madison or the greater Dane County region and think your community would benefit from technical assistance, forward to our "Contact Us & Invitation" page >>

Example Project:
"The Garver Property & the North Plat"
At the request of the Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara (SASY) Neighborhood Association, we coordinated a participatory community planning process to document the hopes and concerns about the future of a historic building and openspace.
Partners: Design Coalition Inc.; SASY Neighborhood Association; City of Madison Parks Department; & Friends of Olbrich Gardens.

DOWNLOAD Report: "Visualizing the Issues
The Garver Property & the North Plat" (3M pdf)


We are pleased to report that the "Visualizing the Issues: Garver Property & the North Plat Report" informed the historic preservation and redevelopment project that began in 2017.

The video below shows aerial views of the historic building during the preservation and redevelopment process.

To stay up to date with this nationally recognized "Green" historic preservation and redevelopment project find
Garver Feed Mill on Facebook >>

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