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Tag Archives: Small Towns
I work with some amazing people who dance along the cutting edge of civic innovation. Below are some samples of our collective work. There are examples of city building in all of its facets- civic engagement, entrepreneurship, physical design and … Continue reading
Communities are a lot like people. They come in all shapes and sizes. Some are healthy and wealthy; others are struggling just to stay alive. Also—just like people—bigger isn’t always better. Yuri Gagarin, the first person to travel in space, … Continue reading
A new set of survey results from the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy details a big increase in the use of placemaking as a core economic development strategy in Michigan communities. This is great news for … Continue reading
Good placemaking projects come in many forms. There are some constants, to be sure, like good physical design, community engagement and a willingness by those on-the-ground to rethink the norms. In Traverse City, MI it means leveraging an historic waterfront … Continue reading
It is summertime so let’s talk about the great outdoors and how communities of all shapes and sizes are using placemaking techniques to build capacity in public spaces. Below are two great case studies. One is from a smaller town. … Continue reading