Scott Doyon

Scott Doyon is principal, director of client marketing services with Placemakers, a planning, coding, marketing, and implementation firm.

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Placemaking vs. placeshaking

Writing about successful neighborhood planning, my friend and colleague Howard Blackson used the term “placeshaker” as a catch-all for the grass roots engagement efforts that empower, but don’t necessarily define, placemaking. That got me thinking...
SCOTT DOYONMAR. 23, 2016
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Placemaking is more than a niche market

Placemaking is not a design endeavor. Or a business proposition. Or a public health pursuit. Or an equity concern. Or an avenue for culture and the arts. It’s all of these things.
SCOTT DOYONAPR. 3, 2017
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Guiding neighborhood change with place attachment

Focusing on what connects people to community is one way to navigate the treacherous waters between gentrification and disinvestment.
SCOTT DOYONOCT. 2, 2017