Gallup, NM is getting some state and national attention for its partnership, creative placemaking process, and work on the Coal Avenue Commons. Recently, Coal Avenue Commons was mentioned or is being sought by the following outlets:
(1) South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival's "Place by Design". Place by Design is SXSW’s public space design competition, celebrating transformative work at the intersection of art, technology, and design that rethinks how we use and interact with our shared spaces. gallupARTS was contacted to submit its nomination of Coal Avenue Commons, but unfortunately project submissions had to have been constructed.
(2) Coal Avenue Commons and Gallup, NM will be featured at the upcoming Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit | West in Albuquerque on February 7-9, 2019.
(3) "Take Another Look" video produced by City of Albuquerque GOVTV series. In this episode focused on creative placemaking, guest Cristina Rogers talks about Coal Avenue Commons and its process in Gallup, NM.