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Tag Archives: Placemaking
A colleague of mine recently authored a blog on the Heritage Hill neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Richard Murphy, or “Murph” to his friends, goes into great detail on the important urban elements that make Heritage Hill a jewel in … Continue reading
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
The crew at the Michigan Municipal League is at it again with some great new placemaking work in communities throughout the state. We are working on open air food markets, walkability, cultural economic development and several other interesting endeavors. To … Continue reading
Below is an excerpt from the new book Economics of Place: The Art of Building Great Communities: Why Placemaking? Placemaking, at its core, is a response. It follows in the long tradition of humanist reactions to systems that come to … Continue reading
Sarah Craft, one of my talented colleagues (I am fortunate to have many), recently authored a best practices guide for effective Citizen Engagement. Sarah came to the League from the acclaimed Detroit Soup. She works with community and civic leaders … Continue reading