Tag Archives: Fred Kent

From Fred Kent at the Project for Public Spaces- What is Placemaking?

“…placemaking is about increasing “quality of life” and economic opportunity for everyone, not just a privileged few.” Read Fred’s entire open letter on placemaking and democracy here.  

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The Prosperity Agenda: What’s Old Is New Again – The Value of Repurposing Buildings and Communities

A key to restoring economic prosperity in Michigan is creating the kinds of communities where people want to live. One way we do that is by repurposing or utilizing again buildings and infrastructure that have been in decline. This month’s … Continue reading

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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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