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Tag Archives: Fred Kent
“…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.
I am in Stockholm, Sweden this week with 200+ others from around the world attending the Future of Places conference, a forum established to transform places through placemaking and efforts in public spaces. After an opening reception this evening at … Continue reading
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
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
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