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Tag Archives: Economics of Place
“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
Here is another piece that I will share from my uber-talented colleague Liz Shaw. Liz recently attended the kick-off event for Jonesville Soup, a hyper local crowd sourcing event in a small town in southern Michigan. The event showed why … Continue reading
The good people at Let’s Save Michigan have taken it upon themselves to coordinate “an international event that gathers neighbors together to walk, talk, and generate ideas to get local residents involved in the future of their cities.” Jane’s Walk, … Continue reading
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
If you are a placemaker, an aspiring pop up retailer, and you Tweet then you may want to check out this event
Attention All Placemaking+Pop Up Retail+Twitter Enthusiasts: On Tuesday, the grassroots focused organization Let’s Save Michigan will host its second Twitter-based conversation, bringing together experts in an open dialogue about placemaking. The first event was themed around transportation. This time, the … Continue reading