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Return of the Rust Belt Dreamers

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds. – Oscar Wilde If asked to choose one word to define the passion behind my undying and, at times, manic affection for large Midwestern cities I could answer it … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two (Shrinking) Cities, Historic Preservation Style

Congratulations to the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Michigan Historic Preservation Network upon publication of PUTTING THE RIGHT IN RIGHT-SIZING: A historic preservation case study. The report makes a great case for preservation as shrinking cities struggle to … Continue reading

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The City Beautiful?

“We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us.” – Winston Churchill Bear with me, please. Here goes… Most people tend to hang out with friends whose company they enjoy. Most people listen to music that personally moves them … Continue reading

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