Tag Archives: Dan Gilbert

A Big Week in Michigan

UPDATE 4/11/13: The League’s Capital Conference was an interesting event. I have not seen, in my time working with communities, so many really unhappy local officials with the direction of the state government. I expect that there will be a … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Placemaking in Michigan – The Year in Review

There are placemaking projects and stories happening throughout Michigan all the time. During this month’s edition of the Prosperity Agenda radio show, we talk with media from all corners of state about the placemaking efforts taking place in their communities. … Continue reading

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The Hardest Steel Comes From the Hottest Fire

“The world is but a canvas to the imagination.”  — Henry David Thoreau Something truly magical is happening in the City of Detroit. And very few know about it. A quick perusal of my biography will tell you that I … Continue reading

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Detroit: A Uniquely American Story

Fresh off of Mayor Dave Bing’s stark address on the city’s financial challenges and the Governor’s threat of appointing an emergency manager, I recently headed to WJR radio in the heart of the city’s New Center area to record a … Continue reading

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