Tag Archives: Michigan Municipal League

Public Spaces, Community Places is a Big Success

Check out some great crowdfunding opportunities at Public Spaces, Community Places. The program is a partnership of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Patronicity and the Michigan Municipal League. The whole thing is simple- envision a placemaking project in your community, … Continue reading

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Tough Love for Architects in Charleston- and Lessons for the Rest of Us

I recently came across an enjoyable blog called Buildings are Cool by architect Steve Ramos. In his most recent post Steve covered the hurricane-like effect that Andres Duany recently brought to Charleston. Duany is a world renowned ‘new urbanist’ Architect.  … Continue reading

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Progress in the Mitten State

Yesterday a bi-partisan group of over 20 state legislators accepted the Michigan Municipal League’s invitation to meet at Quicken Loans HQ in downtown Detroit to discuss talent and place. Noted economist Joe Cortwright detailed the linkages between talent attraction and … Continue reading

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Place Led Governance: On old rules, new rules and no rules

Starting over can be hard. In relationships. In careers. And in life. The same is true for cities. They rise and fall. Triumph and fail. All the while seeking to change with the times. My favorite example of the changing … Continue reading

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