Small Town Design Initiative

Small Town Design Initiative

Fall 2005 In the fall of 2005 the Coleman Center collaborated with the City of York and Auburn University’s Center for Architecture and Urban Studies to undergo the Small Town Design Initiative strategic planning process. Students of the Center led by Professor Cheryl Morgan, visited York continuously over a period of several months, talking with community members, taking photographs, making …

Poetry by Mary Zeno

York’s Community Memory Map

November 4, 2005 York’s Community Memory Map consists of two large abstracted maps of the City of York that have been filled in with memories, photographs, drawings, stories, poems, and collages created by local community members. The topics range from the youth’s “favorite things about York” to poems by York native Mary Zeno, and newspaper collage by Mary Jane Everett …

York Art Here, Shana Berger and Nathan Purath

May 15, 2005 Your Art Here┬áco-founders Shana Berger and Nathan Purath worked directly in York’s public and private schools, which have historically been racially divided. Kids were asked to make drawings of their community. The drawings were then digitally collaged into three billboards still on display in the City of York. The York Art Here project was aimed at projecting …