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MML#2 – Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Copenhagen – Examples of Revitalization Through Localism

October 7th 2018

MML#2 – Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Copenhagen – Examples of Revitalization Through Localism (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 7, 2018) Grand Rapids, MI- What can communities learn from the revitalization of places like Pittsburg, Indianapolis, and Copenhagen? Bruce Katz, author of The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism was the keynote speaker […]

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations

June 15th 2016

Communities Come Together to Celebrate Main Street Accreditations (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 15, 2016) Holly, MI –  “This shows what we can do when we all pitch in and have a common goal,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson as he looked around at the thriving historic downtown of Holly.  He sat at the […]

Oak Park Comes Together to Design Nine Mile, Thru. June 3

June 2nd 2015

Oak Park Comes Together to Design Nine Mile – Workshops Thru. June 3 (Cheryl Weiss, June 2, 2015) Oak Park residents, business owners, city staff members, and city officials came together last night to begin a three-day workshop to brainstorm and design a perfect place for everyone to live, work, play, and shop along Nine […]

Beyond Ferndale: The rebirth of Broderick Tower

April 22nd 2012

The most prestigious apartments have already been leased. In fact, 75 of the 125 units are already spoken for as tenants clamor for the best views and the most unique layouts.