Implementing progressive placemaking strategies

By Chris Arnold

Community-first real estate development

Anna Mackay returns to Transforming Cities for another episode. After departing from Guerrilla Development in 2020, she's a taken a dive into community-first placemaking as the Founder of Sister City.

Co-developed projects like Rocket Empire Machine and Chiles House kicked off this new phase in her career, as well as the Shortstack Housing project, co-led by Jessy Ledesma of HomeWork Development, which takes up much of her time today.

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