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Walk up style housing coming to Michigan in a big way

Walkable urban places are not just a phenomenon of coastal U.S. metropolitan areas. This report demonstrates that the market desires them in Michigan—and they are gaining traction. If this emerging trend in favor of walkable urbanism plays out in Michigan … Continue reading

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The League’s Detroit, Flint, Midland and Marquette ‘PlacePlans’ Draw Praise In Different Circles

As an add on to the December 4 post below, check out these new stories on the PlacePlans work around Michigan. These exciting projects are drawing praise from local residents, economic developers, the business community and lawmakers. Exciting stuff! A … Continue reading

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League, Partners to Bring Placemaking, Economic Strategies to 8 Michigan Communities

I am really excited about the work being done in Michigan around re-energizing our economy through quality place-based strategies and practices. Cities, as we know, play an enormous role in establishing a sound economy. One of the latest projects from … Continue reading

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3,000 City Leaders, National League of Cities Storm Seattle

I am in Seattle this week attending the National League of Cities (NLC) annual conference. There are a number of very interesting topics on the agenda. I will be adding to this blog throughout the week with the latest updates … Continue reading

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