Scott Doyon

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

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Creative placemaking: Knowing when to get out of the way

It seems everywhere I turn lately I stumble my way into a conversation on creative placemaking — people looking at the activation of public space as a way to further their personal and collective passions and pursuits. It’s heartening. I’m a firm...
SCOTT DOYONMAY. 18, 2016
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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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Gentrification examined from a wider time frame

Your view on the urban investment of today may depend on where you crop the storyline.
SCOTT DOYONJUL. 26, 2017