Placemakers

Slate Magazine / Panoply

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All communities face certain challenges. But some people see challenges as opportunities. On Placemakers, we bring you stories about the spaces we inhabit and the people who shape them. Join us as we criss-cross the country, introducing you to ...Show More
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33:18 | Dec 5th, 2016

Imagine a place where you can stroll down the sidewalk, wave to yourneighbors on their porch, then pick up your dry cleaning or have lunch at the café.That’s the kind of walkable, compact, mixed-use c...Show More

19:07 | Dec 5th, 2016

Seattle’s Yesler Terrace was the first racially integrated housing project in the U.S. Today, it remains a multicultural nexus for the city. The Seattle Housing Authority and its partners at JPMorgan ...Show More
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34:14 | Nov 28th, 2016

George Leonidas Leslie was perhaps the most sensational—and successful!—criminal in American history. An architect by training, he planned and pulled off a series of record-breaking bank robberies thr...Show More

31:30 | Nov 21st, 2016

Long before the Black Lives Matter movement swept the U.S., Dallas’ policechief tried to diffuse the anger and mistrust between minority communities andpolice. His reforms made an impact. The number o...Show More

29:28 | Nov 14th, 2016

How does a small group of people change politics? The Free State Projectwants libertarians to concentrate themselves in New Hampshire and promotelibertarian causes. Thousands have already moved, and t...Show More
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