The Fairmount/ Indigo Line CDC Collaborative contracted DS4SI to create a series of placemaking events along the Fairmount Line in the Upham's Corner and Four Corners/Geneva station areas to activate discussion and imagination around what people wanted to see near these train stations. Some of these placemaking productive ficiton work includes
- Light up the bridge
- Imaginary Tea Stop
- Creative Placemaking Implementation Plan
Since 2004, the Fairmount/Indigo Line CDC Collaborative has been orgazing with hundreds of residents, small businesses and community partners to create more healthy, vibrant and sustainable communities linked by the Fairmount Commuter Rail Line that runs through three neighborhoods in Boston, Massachusetts-- Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park. The Collaborative is using the model of "Urban Villages" as it integrates new housing, commercial uses, open space and job centers all within walking distance to the rail stations. Learn more about the Fairmount/ Indigo Line CDC Collaborative here.