My Metromode On the Ground story about the spirit of Farmington

Screen Shot 2018-12-04 at 1.44.21 PM.pngVisitors to downtown Farmington often seek the same things that have inspired others to make the small town their permanent home: warmth, energy, and connection.

“People who live here want to know their neighbors and be around others,” says Farmington Mayor (and architect) Steven Schneemann.

“They’ve moved here because they wanted to have that sense of community. And as a place-maker, as an architect, I can tell you that that’s not just about the character of the people. The physical, built environment of a place can encourage and celebrate and enrich and build on that community spirit. That’s been my passion since I got involved with the city planning commission.” READ THE REST HERE

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