Placemaking Hub

Charlotte Placemaking Hub

The Charlotte Placemaking Hub is a one-stop-shop for public realm enhancement tools. It aggregates the tools available through Urban Design, CDOT, Housing & Neighborhood Services, and Engineering & Property Management. The Hub directs you to the program where specific processes, procedures and permitting necessary for communities and neighborhoods to enhance their streets and public spaces can be found.


Adopt-A-StreamStormwater Adopt-a-Stream
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Adopt-A-StreetAdopt a Street
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Bicycle Parking Bicycle Parking
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Community GardensCommunity Gardens
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Decorative SignageDecorative Signage
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Facade ImprovementsFacade Improvements
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Paint the PavementPaint the Pavement
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​Placemaking Grant

Charlotte residents are invited to apply for grants of up to $10,000 for placemaking projects in celebration of the City’s 250th anniversary. The grants are part of City Manager Marcus Jones’ challenge to complete 250 placemaking projects during our 250th year.  Learn more about Placemaking Grant

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​Calling All Artists

The City of Charlotte is accepting qualifications from professional artists or teams of artists for potential inclusion in a prequalified Artist Pool. The pool will be used to match artists on a rolling basis with opportunities for public art throughout Charlotte. Learn how you can apply!

Call for Artists
Call for Artists - Spanish

​​​​Coming Soon!

We are still adding to this hub. A few tools that are in the works include:

  • Street furnishings

  • Wall murals