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“First life, then spaces, then buildings – the other way around never works.” -Jan Gehl This quote got me thinking. How many times do we as city advocates hang our hats on a shiny new development as a means to … Continue reading
I work with some amazing people who dance along the cutting edge of civic innovation. Below are some samples of our collective work. There are examples of city building in all of its facets- civic engagement, entrepreneurship, physical design and … Continue reading
Here’s a short video that is worth the time to watch. With “How to Make an Attractive City,” Swiss writer Alain de Botton declares a six-point plan that all cities should follow. The video is a little bit urban design, … Continue reading
Check out some great crowdfunding opportunities at Public Spaces, Community Places. The program is a partnership of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Patronicity and the Michigan Municipal League. The whole thing is simple- envision a placemaking project in your community, … Continue reading
Which came first, the city or the farmers market? Like the proverbial chicken and egg, I’m not sure there is a right answer. You really can’t separate the two. The existence of one pretty much requires the other. Here’s what … Continue reading