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Tag Archives: Cities
Here are three excellent videos that explore how we can improve the places where we live and build communities that thrive, compliments of the Michigan Municipal League’s video vault. “Fall in Love with the Problem”- Josh McManus, on civic engagement … Continue reading
In Michigan we are in the process of reinventing ourselves. Once the premiere manufacturing hub of the western hemisphere, Michigan has struggled in recent decades with a weakened economy associated with de-industrialization and the corresponding shrinking of our cities. The … Continue reading
It is easier to program space in the summertime. The weather is great, people are looking for a reason to enjoy the outdoors and merchants open their doors and spill their goods onto the sidewalks.The kids are out of school … Continue reading
Here are two great publications about placemaking and economic growth in the Great Lakes region. The Review goes in-depth on strategies and advancements in Michigan.The Michigan Municipal League’s Partnership for Place agenda provides a path for making great things happen. … Continue reading
“The future of thriving and resilient cities is not led by sustaining or innovating around infrastructure and services, but by building the capacity of communities to drive their own shared value–to sustain Placemaking.” So says Ethan Kent. And I think … Continue reading