The REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley (RAPV) has taken advantage of NAR’s Placemaking Grant and in the past 3 years was involved in 4 placemaking projects to help enhance their communities by creating new public spaces for residents. When plans got underway for a new Promenade Park in Easthampton (MA), the association decided to pitch in. “We heard about a sculpture project and thought this would be something to make a reality,” said Peter Davies, an RAPV Director. In another project, REALTORS® helped to bring a symbol of change to a Springfield (MA) neighborhood with a new community garden. Read more.