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Placemaking

#Penn4People Mural Exemplifies Collaborative Community-based Economic Development LANSING, Mich. – Lions, Tigers, and Bears, oh my! is a phrase that has taken a new turn on Pennsylvania Avenue near Potter Park Zoo in Lansing. Led through the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) regional ENGAGE placemaking program, the...

Food Trucks, Music, and Art to Liven Lansing River Trail LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), the Community Foundation, Greater Lansing Regional Prosperity Initiative, Tri-County Regional Planning Commission, The Rotary Foundation, Michigan Realtors Association, and the Lansing Entertainment and Public Facilities Authority (LEPFA)...

Charlotte, Lansing, and Mason Receive Grants Aimed at Attracting and Retaining Talent LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) was joined at their REO Town office today by representatives from partner PNC Foundation, LEAP’s Placemaking Committee, and the regional community to announce the 2018 Public Art...

New Virtual Framework to Expand Access to Key Fashion Programming LANSING, Mich. – The Runway is excited to announce its new phase of virtual accelerator programming, “Accelerating the Runway,” an intense eight-week course pairing fashion entrepreneurs with experts and mentors to quickly elevate their fashion startup. The...

Unique Augmented Reality Project Coming to Lansing Along With Ten Additional Creative Placemaking Projects LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Mayor Andy Schor was joined by LEAP, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, and recent City of Lansing Arts Impact Project and First Impressions Program awardees in announcing $140,000...

$75,000 City of Lansing Arts Impact Project Provides for Immersive Sculpture Downtown LANSING, Mich. – Within sight of the state’s Capitol on Michigan Avenue in downtown Lansing, community partners welcomed a new immersive public art attraction this afternoon. On behalf of project partners LEAP, the city...

New 16 Foot Sculpture Graces Drab West Lansing Roadway LANSING, Mich. –This morning in West Lansing, local officials and community partners gathered to dedicate a new public art sculpture made possible by a Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and PNC Foundation Public Art for Communities Grant, a...

New Artistic Fence Panels Reflect Community Character and Improve Aesthetic Appeal of Busy Parking Lot LANSING, Mich. –This morning in East Lansing, local officials and community partners officially unveiled a new public art installation funded by a Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and PNC Foundation Public Art...