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Innovation Quarter: By the Numbers

How well do you know the Innovation Quarter? Here are some noteworthy numbers and facts worth sharing. 5 Hand-painted Murals From pandemic projects to 15-foot paintings renewed annually by local students, artists have adorned the Innovation Quarter with five new murals since 2014. Several stand…

The ABCs of Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2022

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Javara’s Continued Partnership Javara, Inc. is an integrated research organization headquartered in the Innovation Quarter. Together with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Javara is working to achieve better patient outcomes by pairing those in need with clinical trials. At…

Wake Forest Biotech Place Celebrates 10 Years

It’s been a decade. Ten years since the former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company manufacturing facility opened its renovated doors as Wake Forest Biotech Place. Ten years since over 450 scientists and researchers set up shop in pursuit of advancing their research into commercialized products. Ten…

Placemaking

How Public Spaces can Engage Your Community and Improve Quality of Life The Definition of Placemaking Placemaking is an intentional use of public spaces to strengthen community connections among people and a place itself. Placemaking can manifest in many forms, from a public park equipped…

Five Placemaking Projects that Inspire Us

Placemaking is a dynamic approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces. By highlighting a local community’s assets and unleashing their potential, placemaking intentionally creates public spaces that promote people’s well-being. The Four Types of Placemaking Standard placemaking is the process of creating…

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