MUSE Community + Design provides creative and inspiring solutions to improve places for people





The MUSE Method: inspiration to implementation

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MUSE offers cities inventive and inspiring solutions to help manage change.

MUSE works to empower communities with out-of-the-box outreach and visioning strategies to help places set and realize their own goals, while answering key questions of how, who, when, and how much.

MUSE engages stakeholders, residents, and elected officials to maximize local assets, understand housing, improve mobility, and envision places as inclusive, vibrant, and prosperous.

• Comprehensive Plans
• Charrette Design & Planning
• Business District Analyses
• Downtown Plans
• Market Analyses
• Neighborhood Studies
• Corridor Planning
• Public Engagement
• Workshop & Activity Design

• Transit-Oriented Development
• Strategic Planning
• Zoning and Land Use
• Housing Needs Analyses
• Affordable Housing Plans
• Economic Development
• Outreach Strategies
• Social Media Marketing
• Website Design

our specialties:


MUSE creates custom Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion workshops and trainings for agencies, organizations, and firms.

Charrette Design

MUSE has vast experience designing activities and events of all kinds to help guide conversations about improving places.

Place-Based, People-First

Whether its block-by-block or a regional, our work tackles communities’  challenges through the eyes of those who live there.