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Financial struggles in cities- it’s not always what you think

An article on the state of Michigan’s role in the struggling finances of cities penned by my colleague Tony Minghine is earning some increased play on social media because of the travesty in Flint and the governor’s recent budget announcement … Continue reading

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We’re Not Dead, We’re Just Pacing Ourselves

Can we please stop declaring places dead? As a Detroit native- declared by many observers to be dead- it irks me to no end. As someone who works everyday with the cities of Flint (also declared dead), Lansing (mostly dead), … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Importance

The following shortened blog post is adapted from my column in the upcoming March/April edition of The Review magazine. The editon will be filled with stories about how Detroit is being reimagined and reinvigorated. ***************************** Imagine your body without your … Continue reading

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“Better! Cities & Towns Recognizes Economics of Place

Check out this great review of the book that shares this blog’s name, The Economics of Place. The review is from good the people at Better! Cities & Towns, a outstanding resource for those interested in urbanism. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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