CultureBlocks

Project Added: October 6, 2020
Project Point of Contact: [email protected]
A screen capture of a website. The screen features three options of Explore, Profile, and Match.

Snapshot of PolicyMap functions for the CultureBlock tool

PolicyMap

Arts-and Intersections:

Community Development, Planning

Collaborators:

Location:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Region:

Genre/Discipline:

Community arts

Population Density:

Urban

Large Intended Impact Area:

Locality/Town/City

OVERVIEW

CultureBlocks is an interactive database that contains economic, demographic, and geographic data of artists and arts organizations in Philadelphia created to show the relationship between culture and neighborhoods and drive future investment decisions.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

CultureBlocks is an interactive database that contains economic, demographic, and geographic data of artists and arts organizations in Philadelphia created to show the relationship between culture and neighborhoods and drive future investment decisions.

PROJECT EVALUATION

Since its launch in Spring 2013, CultureBlocks has had over 40,000 page views from over 9,000 users. Organizers reported receiving requests from other cities nationally to replicate this project.