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One Mile Radius: Building Community From The Core

One Mile Radius: Building Community From The Core

by Mark Deutschmann




It takes a village to build community.

This is true no matter where you live. In One-Mile Radius, Mark Deutschmann shares how he and others shaped the development of Nashville, Tennessee, making it one of the most vibrant and attractive cities in the Southeast.
Learn how Mark and his team activated and stimulated the evolution of neighborhoods to create a strong urban core that has reverberated outward to benefit everyone. A community builder and founder of Village Real Estate Services, Mark knows the impact of concentrating revitalization work in core communities. He helped revitalize Nashville’s Hillsboro Village, Germantown, and 12South neighborhoods, and he leveraged partnerships to generate a tangible difference for local nonprofits.
Follow along with Mark’s journey, and learn how you too can create a positive impact in your community, no matter where you are!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599325361
Publisher: Advantage Media Group
Publication date: 09/26/2017
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mark Deutschmann is a community builder who shapes his world and the way he engages in it. He has worked with neighbors, city leaders,
and nonprofits for thirty years to grow Nashville, Tennessee, into a dynamic city. He is the founder of Village Real Estate Services and Core
Development Services, the president of Greenways for Nashville, and the chair of Urban Land Institute Nashville. An accomplished juggler, Mark holds degrees in zoology and Spanish and an MBA in international management. He and his wife, Sherry, live in Nashville’s Hillsboro Village area.

Table of Contents

Foreword xvii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Nightwalks 5

Chapter 2 The Pattern That Connects 25

Chapter 3 Evolution of the One-Mile Radius 47

Chapter 4 Committing to Community 71

Chapter 5 Building a Thriving Core 101

Chapter 6 Skin in the Game 127

Chapter 7 Rising through the Recession 149

Chapter 8 Going Green 177

Chapter 9 Stewards of the City 207

Chapter 10 Urban Magnets 229

Conclusion 251

Acknowledgments 259

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