Tag Archives: Green

A Tale of Two (Shrinking) Cities, Historic Preservation Style

Congratulations to the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Michigan Historic Preservation Network upon publication of PUTTING THE RIGHT IN RIGHT-SIZING: A historic preservation case study. The report makes a great case for preservation as shrinking cities struggle to … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Agenda: Focus on Green Michigan Cities

Communities across Michigan are taking tremendous steps to embrace green technology and green initiatives as they work toward revitalizing neighborhoods hit hard by the foreclosure crisis. This month’s Prosperity Agenda radio show on News/Talk 760 WJR looks at the green … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture: Detroit Gets a Closer Look

I’ve got to admit that I still don’t know what to make of large scale urban agriculture in core communities. However, there is no doubting that urban farms and locally grown food collectives are starting to have a major impact … Continue reading

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