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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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 […]
December 16, 2020
Let’s Use Our Success to Lift Up Community
Each of us has the power to make a positive impact. We also have a responsibility to help others. When we work together as a community to lift up others, our bearing has a far greater effect on the place we call home. As the new year approaches, this mindset is even more critical. We […]