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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September 3, 2020
Community Building Doesn’t Stop for the Coronavirus
A big part of community building is developing, growing and nurturing relationships. This is a challenge during COVID-19 when in-person meetings and gatherings have gone virtual or been postponed. Stepping up to help organizations you believe in is also part of community building. Prior to the coronavirus, my wife, Sherry, and I committed to co-hosting […]
August 5, 2020
Charting a Path for Health and Resiliency
We have put together a thoughtful and comprehensive list of recommendations for how Nashville can meet its climate goals. Our recommendations promote alternative transportation modes — walking and biking — as well as transit and reducing vehicle friendly policy decisions.