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Tag Archives: Placemaking
Here is an excerpt from the upcoming book, The Economics of Place: The Art of Building Great Communities, to be released in September. The book examines important civic actions happening on the ground today and provides readers with practical applications … Continue reading
Attention Placemakers and Crowdfunders in Michigan! A new Public Spaces, Community Places grant program, funded by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), is now available at www.crowdfundingMI.com. The funds will be used to match funds up to 50% that are … Continue reading
*I thought I would share this great piece from my very talented colleague Sarah Craft covering our exciting placemaking work in Southwest Detroit. *** Last week, the League’s Southwest Detroit PlacePlan project took an important step with a three-day charrette, a … Continue reading
Placemaking is, at its roots, a response. A response to a modern pattern of city building that does not value the everyday experiences of people. Human beings have been in the business of making cities since before recorded history. People … Continue reading
If you haven’t checked out placemaking.mml.org then you’re missing out on some cutting edge thinking around building and sustaining great city spaces. The page contains some of the latest cutting edge research and has links to important case studies with … Continue reading