Strengthen your city’s core.
Activate and stimulate your neighborhood.
Mark Deutschmann is fluent in the language of community.
An eye towards the future
Mark Deutschmann is an advocate for strong, connected, and sustainable local communities and is a key player in the revitalization of Nashville’s most in-demand urban neighborhoods. Mark is a visionary with an eye towards the future of urban living and aims to plan, build, and revive neighborhoods that are magnetic, providing aspects that residents look for in a healthy and environmentally conscious community.
Mark’s book, One-Mile Radius: Building Community From the Core, is a personal manifesto, relaying countless experiences throughout his life that led he and his team to transform Nashville’s urban landscape. Mark’s mission is to spread the word about how neighbors, leaders, and activists can collaborate to build continuously growing and thriving communities.
Mark also spreads his message through a series of keynote presentations on a range of topics including activating and stimulating neighborhoods, creating urban magnets, trail-oriented development, community collaboration, sustainability, urban real estate sales strategies, and many others.Learn more about Mark as a presenter here
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March 9, 2018
Nashville, It’s Time for Transit
“While walkability benefits from good transit, good transit relies absolutely on walkability.” From One-Mile Radius- Building Community from the Core by Mark Deutschmann With Metro Nashville Council’s recent approval of the “Let’s Move Nashville” transit referendum, our community has taken a giant leap towards addressing our immediate needs and investing in our future with […]
January 24, 2018
Building Community from the Core
The 12South Story: How to revitalize a community without losing friends and alienating groups “We should call it 12South,” I said, musing about how we could revitalize and rebrand the community. I’ll always remember this moment. It was nothing huge, but pivotal in the most literal sense of that word. I relate the whole story […]