(View additional photos from the event here) More than 100 people attended a highly successful forum in Saginaw on Race and Law Enforcement in the Urban Community. The event, sponsored by the Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (MBC-LEO), … Continue reading
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Last week I had the chance to check out progress on part of Kalamazoo’s PlacePlan: a “road diet” on a section of Portage Street, passing through the Edison neighborhood’s historic Washington Square district. Portage Street had suffered the same fate as … Continue reading
In the lively atmosphere of The Livery in downtown Benton Harbor, the community gathered to see and celebrate the final PlacePlan for Dwight Pete Mitchell City Center Park on Oct. 22. Many in the crowd had participated in the three previous … Continue reading
The latest new voice suggesting city centers are the place to be: Fitch Ratings. In what Joe Cortright calls “maybe the most under-reported story of the year” for urbanists, the investment rating agency shows housing demand shifting towards urban centers “in … Continue reading