Tag Archives: downtowns

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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Why Cities Matter in Michigan

I was recently asked by the Lansing State Journal to provide them with a guest editorial on why cities matter to the state of Michigan. Below is my response.  Why Cities Matter in Michigan So why do cities matter? I’ll … Continue reading

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Great People, Great Places, Great Blogs!

“First Who, Then What: Get the right people on the bus, then figure out where to go. Finding the right people and trying them out in different positions.” – Author Jim Collins in Good to Great, on what makes for … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Making Michigan Work

OUR MOST RECENT SHOW aired at 2 p.m. Feb. 18 on News/Talk 760 WJR. Great stuff on this show on extraordinary placemaking efforts throughout Michigan. Hear from Model D Publisher Claire Nelson Project for Public Spaces President Fred Kent, Kathie … Continue reading

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