“Do You See Yourself in Upham’s Corner?”: A Case Study of Belonging, Dis-belonging and the Upham’s Corner ArtPlace Initiative

The Fairmount Cultural Corridor creative placemaking project began in the Upham’s Corner neighborhood of Boston. This energetic case study explores how the initiative used an artistic approach to increase local awareness, engagement and leadership regarding plans for Upham’s Corner and explore with the community what it would mean to create an “aesthetic of belonging” in one of the most vibrant, hectic and diverse neighborhoods in Boston. (Funded by the Kresge Foundation.)

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