Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Inspiration from Memphis

Check out this video and see what folks in Memphis did to perk up and draw investment to a struggling commercial district:

A New Face for an Old Broad from Josh Beckemeyer on Vimeo.

Certainly some lessons for MLK Avenue and Good Hope Road. What's stopping this from happening here?


AnacostiaQUE said...

This is a great video! This could work, if we brought together folks from the larger community. We would need folks who "get it", not an "us-them" mentality, which brings demographics into the equation....

Rob said...

Dude, this is exciting! Doing something like this would be absolutely perfect for raising awareness of all the opportunities (not just problems) in Anacostia. Especially once people can have one positive experience in the neighborhood, they're much more likely to come back