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 5, 2021
Sharing an Evening with Nashville’s Emerging Leaders
I recently participated in a panel discussion of Nashville’s past, present and future for Nashville Emerging Leaders. We had a lively conversation, and I came away from the evening convinced our future is in great hands with these rising leaders. Other panelists for the virtual presentation were Metro Nashville District 30 Councilmember Sandra Sepulveda and […]
January 20, 2021
Second Avenue: Now the Rebuilding Begins
(Above: 1897 Market Street, now 2nd Ave, looking north from Broadway) The Christmas morning bombing was a tragedy for Nashville’s historic Second Avenue, destroying businesses and displacing residents. As the repairs begin, how should the district be rebuilt? According to the Office of Emergency Management, the Christmas Day blast affected 400 residents, 1,200 employees, 45-plus businesses, and […]