Posted October 26, 2016 in News Items
(10.28.16) Project for Public Spaces defines placemaking as the active process of planning, designing, managing and programming the public realm.
In essence, the goal of placemaking is to improve the functionality, aesthetics, social ability and comfort of our public realm. Two years ago, we hosted a convening with Fred Kent, the founder and president of the New York-based Project for Public Spaces (PPS).
Suffice to say, Mr. Kent and PPS have informed and inspired our thinking. Functional and beautiful places are signals—they reflect the hopes, dreams, pride, history and culture of a place.
Our responses to public spaces can be both visceral and... read more
Posted October 07, 2016 in News Items
(10.7.16) The board of trustees of Saint Luke’s Foundation this week approved grants to 10 organizations totaling $1,590,000 and authorized a Program Related Investment for $250,000. These investments advance the Foundation’s strategic priorities in the... read more
Posted August 18, 2016 in News Items
(8.18.16) If you care about neighborhoods and how they function, you probably already know much about journalist, author and activist Jane Jacobs and her understanding of place.
But if you aren’t familiar with Jane Jacobs, here... read more
Posted August 16, 2016 in News Items
(8.16.16) Saint Luke’s Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Honold as Finance Director.
Honold comes to the Foundation from the Cleveland Foundation, where she served as the Manager of Investments and Finance since... read more
Posted July 14, 2016 in News Items
(6.14.16) This week, the board of trustees of Saint Luke’s Foundation approved the first round of grants for 2016, awarding a total of $5,275,823 to 17 organizations that advance the Foundation’s strategic priorities of Healthy... read more