What is the difference between a host-led and an independent assessment?

A host-led assessment is set up by the local destination or host organization with a detailed itinerary of specific sites, activities, or experiences to review. Hargrove conducts the on-site assessment accompanied by the host, providing an opportunity to add insights or information that may impact the review. An independent assessment starts with a recommended itinerary […]

What is Placemaking?

Placemaking utilizes arts, culture, and creativity to establish a gathering space for the community. It also serves a community’s interest while driving a broader agenda for change, growth, and transformation in a way that also builds character and quality of place (Source: Artscape DIY). As a process, placemaking inspires people to collectively reimagine and reinvent public spaces […]

New Jersey’s Revolutionary War Sites: Site & Visitor Readiness Assessment

The Crossroads of the American Revolution Association and the New Jersey Historical Commission recognized the need for a baseline assessment to determine the visitor readiness and necessary enhancements of the state’s 150 sites related to the American Revolution. Hargrove International teamed up with Clarke Caton Hintz and Hunter Research for a year-long project to assess […]