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Placemaking Catches Fire in Michigan

A new set of survey results from the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy details a big increase in the use of placemaking as a core economic development strategy in Michigan communities.   This is great news for … Continue reading

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Two Projects Show How ‘New Urban’ Concepts Can Aide the Motor City

The two projects linked below are excellent examples of how rethinking infrastructure deployment in downtowns can have a major impact on an area. The first link reveals how state and city leaders are studying the possibility of removing a stretch … Continue reading

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PlaceMarket: Dequindre Cut

Got an abandoned rail line? No problem. Check-out this great PlaceMarket video on the Dequindre Cut in Detroit, compliments of Little Things Lab and the Michigan Municipal League. Look for more from PlaceMarket in the near future. Take a look! … Continue reading

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