Category Archives: Social Capital

Planning a city with ROI in mind

Ten years ago, I stood with a farmer at the front of a long driveway. We discussed how homes were popping-up on farmland. “Look at this,” he said. “The house is 150 feet from the road. What a waste of space.” To … Continue reading

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Moving in the Right Direction: West Front St.

As you cross Union St. walking west on Front St. you quickly transition from the embrace of downtown into an exposed and uncomfortable environment for the next half-mile to Division St. If you are in a car, the transition is masked by … Continue reading

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Ceremony for Historic Anishinaabek Sidewalk Marking

Announcement Traverse City, MI – Friday, October 24th at Noon at Traverse City’s Clinch Park, an Anishinaabek (American Indian) ceremony along with Traverse City Officials will take place in recognition of a newly installed pavement marking along the recently constructed historic sidewalk. “This … Continue reading

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