This article is an excerpt from The Pop-Up Placemaking Tool Kit, a free publication by AARP and the planning and design firm Team Better Block. The intermediate-level projects shown below are good for people who know their way around a toolbox, can assemble a team and have neighborhood support.
All photos by Team Better Block
The beginner section of this recipe catalog includes a description of wayfinding (aka directional signage) and shows a temporary, easy-to-create sign. Semi-permanent wayfinding signs can help define a place through the use of color and distinctive design.
Find "recipes" for how to create the projects shown above: TeamBetterBlock.org/Recipes.
Page published November 2019