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- "We have found that the feel of a place is more important than efficiency of service and book of regulations" t.co/MlVDAHHIAP #cities Time ago 1 Day via Twitter Web Client
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This book goes beyond placemaking as a concept, to offer real-world examples of economic drivers and agents of social and cultural change in Michigan’s own backyard. They represent some of the many place-based catalysts that can spark the kind of … Continue reading
“We are still driving on Eisenhower’s roads and sending our kids to Roosevelt’s schools.” – American Society of Civil Engineers President Blaine Leonard, 2010 Cities aren’t static. They are living, breathing places that require constant monitoring to flourish. It’s what … Continue reading
I have blogged before about the problems that we caused when we stopped building our neighborhoods for people and started building them for cars. The example that I used in the post that is linked above was a comparison … Continue reading
For the next day-and-a-half I have the distinct pleasure of working with some of the leading minds in placemaking from around the country. People like Fred Kent, John Norquist, Josh McManus, Nate Berg and about 50 others are gathered at … Continue reading
The Michigan Municipal League and its partner network of urban innovators and advocates for cities published a list of eight areas that communities must address to be competitive in the new economy. The list was the result of pain staking … Continue reading