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Pomegranate Center Celebrates

At our 30 Years and Beyond Party on Thursday, February 2nd, friends and colleagues of Pomegranate Center came together to honor the work of our founder Milenko Matanovic while simultaneously ushering in a new future with Executive Director Eric Higbee. Some one hundred people, including donors, project partners, trainees, and former employees and interns joined us at Impact Hub Seattle for a night of reminiscing, mingling, and toasting to all that we’ve done and all that’s yet to come.

Tactical Urbanism as a Tool for Placemaking

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How does place-making inspire people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces as the heart of every community? Learn from the best as local hero Milenko Matanovic, founder of the Pomegranate Center, joins nationally renowned Island Press author, Mike Lydon, to discuss the intersection between placemaking and tactical urbanism. Read more

An Uncommon Partnership

The “green built” Issaquah Highlands has won multiple awards and stands as a successful example of an urban village that emphasizes walkability, sustainability, economic vitality and community. Twenty-plus years ago, well before the first foundation was poured, Pomegranate Center and the developer, Port Blakely Communities, forged a unique and somewhat controversial relationship Read more

Giving Tuesday

This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Pomegranate Center is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Read more

Tribe Embraces New Gathering Place

The Makah Tribe takes great pride in their art, and rightfully so. It is magnificent. Until last month, though, the Tribe didn’t have a beautiful outdoor gathering place for artists to demonstrate their work, share their traditions with others, and hold community celebrations. Read more