Cultural Integrity

/ Visionary / Transitional


Initiate a preservation effort that focuses on the intangibles that provide a social need and identity to the city’s people and streets. Identify trades, spaces of social, cultural and traditional significance, to help improve and upgrade amenities and supporting schemes. Promote adaptive reuse or *Repurpose Spaces, with social and community inclusion, while preserving their integrity.

Tangible Objectives
Identify and patronise traditional trades, cultural centres and spaces
Improve and create a support system for social and cultural inclusion
Address encroachment issues
Identify zones based on their strengths

Policy, Program & Campaign
Empowering spaces/Sense of place, Sense of belonging
Survey, mapping and documenting
Identifying and categorising
Upgrade / improve conditions
Heritage / Food Walks
Pedestrian Corridors
Standardised signage


“Using Placemaking to Generate Resiliency in Our Transit Systems.” Slow Streets
Last modified March 1, 2016

Proulx, Darren and Baron, Samuel.
“Lessons From Copenhagen: Key Ingredients For A Successful Public Space.” Slow Streets
Last modified April 27, 2015


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Complete list of strategies
Back Alley
Cultural Integrity
Repurpose Space
Building Bridges
Time / Area Specific
Pedestrian Corridor
Cycling Corridor & Network
Institutional Nodes
Buffer Area / Node
Waste Management
Pollution Control
Urban Biodiversity
Low-Hanging Opportunities
Opportunity Spaces