Many of our communities are identified by what they make—my hometown of Chelsea is instantly identifiable as the home of Jiffy Mix—but for too many, that identity is past tense: the plant closed, and they don’t make that anymore. The … Continue reading
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For several years, MML has talked about the importance of eight asset areas that help communities succeed and prosper in the 21st century. One of those critical assets is being a “welcoming” community; recognizing that our global economy is fueled … Continue reading
This week, the League released the latest issue of our Review magazine. I’m proud to announce that it includes a new feature, “PlacePlans: Where Are They Now?”, which gives us an opportunity to check in with some of the cities … Continue reading
I first visited Vancouver for a few days of vacation in 2012. It is a place that I’ve always known that I would return to. That opportunity arose when I was asked to attend the Placemaking Leadership Forum conference in … Continue reading