Higgins Gives Presentation on Creative Placemaking
Syracuse University Vice President for Community Engagement and Economic Development Marilyn Higgins was a guest presenter at the City of Milwaukee Creative Placemaking Forum April 16.
The City of Milwaukee Department of Economic Development and the Kresge Foundation invited Higgins to discuss lessons learned from Syracuse University’s anchor institution work in the SALT District of the Near West Side and the Connective Corridor in Syracuse.
“Our projects in Syracuse are increasingly being recognized nationally,” says Higgins. “The level of faculty, student and resident engagement we have here is extraordinary. As a result, we are improving the economy, changing the social culture and making Syracuse a livelier place for residents, parents and other visitors to visit, patronize and enjoy.”