Our cities and neighborhoods deserve great public space.

When properly cared for, urban plazas, parks and streets unite communities, providing safe shared places to relax, play, connect and celebrate.

When neglected, they divide communities and undermine shared values.

At Place Lab we apply the spirit of innovation to empower communities to create and sustain great public spaces. We work at the intersection of cities, communities and funders to prototype new ways of making public spaces that are clean, safe and welcoming for all, for the long term.


We Create, Sustain, and Advise on Better Public Place-Making.

We bring together community, city agencies and private interests to create new vibrant public spaces.

We bring empowerment tools to communities to enable them to improve their neighborhood quality of life.

We collaborate with cities to create policies that deliver healthy public spaces.