A once-abandoned commercial strip in northwest Detroit’s Old Redford community is now the center of activity for artists, students, business owners, and neighbors. The transformation of Artist Village wasn’t quick, and it certainly wasn’t easy. More the 10,000 volunteers dismantled … Continue reading
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“Money” and conversation were flowing at Farmington Hills City Hall as residents of both Farmington and Farmington Hills gathered for the unveiling of the preliminary design plans for the 10 Mile/Orchard Lake intersection. As they walked in the door, Nate … Continue reading
It was easy to see how Benton Harbor’s Dwight Pete Mitchell City Center Park got its moniker. When its namesake was introduced at the park’s June 16 design workshop, thunderous applause broke out! Clearly, he was a very popular city manager … Continue reading
Cars are king in most Michigan suburbs. We have designed our suburbs for efficiency of process, where uses are separated and car-oriented, said Ellen Dunham-Jones, co-author of Retrofitting Suburbia, at the League’s Suburban Summits in May. But in recent years, … Continue reading