URBAN BLIGHT TO URBAN MIGHT (From Culture Map Houston 7/23/2011) The term “creative placemaking” may not have made its way into your everyday vocabulary, but it’s happening in a very active way in Houston’s Third Ward. Specifically, that place is the Park at Palm Center, and helping to make it more creative is a grant to the neighborhood’s University of Houston from the National Endowment for the Arts under the auspices of the “Our Town” initiative. UH was one of only 51 recipients nationwide of the Our Town grant, receiving $100,000 to support a series of public art installations, new media initiatives...