"We Love Tenjin" Council
is an area management organization established in April 2006 in Fukuoka, Japan, to increase the value of Tenjin Area with a clean, safe and fun environment.
TENJIN is one of the largest shopping and business areas of Fukuoka City of which population is over 1.5 million. The area we mange is approximately 300 ha, with a focused area of 40 ha (colored in orange on the map).
Over 140 members including stakeholders such as land owners, large-scale retail operators, tenants, small to large-sized enterprises, non-profit organizations and individuals living in the area, as well as the local government and public bodies, educational and research institutions.
Our Services & Activities
Installing CCTV systems
Creating a temporary car-free zone
Installing benches on sidewalks
Providing incentives to use public transportation
Proposing alternatives to bicycle parking on sidewalks
Managing a fringe parking project
Stroller lending service for free
Riverside café with outdoor seating
Organizing placemaking events at public plazas
Hosting seasonal street festivals
Organizing meet-up events for community members
Connecting external business contacts to the local communities