Tag Archives: Detroit

Return of the Rust Belt Dreamers

Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds. – Oscar Wilde If asked to choose one word to define the passion behind my undying and, at times, manic affection for large Midwestern cities I could answer it … 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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League, Partners to Bring Placemaking, Economic Strategies to 8 Michigan Communities

I am really excited about the work being done in Michigan around re-energizing our economy through quality place-based strategies and practices. Cities, as we know, play an enormous role in establishing a sound economy. One of the latest projects from … Continue reading

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MSU, MSHDA, League Team Up Again on MiPlace Partnership

We at the Michigan Municipal League are excited about the opportunities to partner with the state of Michigan, Michigan State University, business leaders and civic groups on the ‘MiPlace’ Initiative. The initiative is a one-of-kind partnership to jump start communities … Continue reading

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