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Tag Archives: Cities
A simple definition of the word city is “a permanent human settlement.” That seems a bit simple to me. I can only assume it doesn’t refer to the recliner in my Uncle’s living room. The word “city” itself is a … Continue reading
Yesterday a bi-partisan group of over 20 state legislators accepted the Michigan Municipal League’s invitation to meet at Quicken Loans HQ in downtown Detroit to discuss talent and place. Noted economist Joe Cortwright detailed the linkages between talent attraction and … Continue reading
A few random thoughts on city matters. The human experience is, and always will be, the greatest measure of a place. The sites, the smells, the energy, the opportunity. I am reminded of this daily. A city’s growth patterns seem … Continue reading
Starting over can be hard. In relationships. In careers. And in life. The same is true for cities. They rise and fall. Triumph and fail. All the while seeking to change with the times. My favorite example of the changing … Continue reading