Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Historic preservation

DetroitHistoric preservationReal EstateUrban Planning

The Ilitch Crusade Continues: When Is Enough Enough?

The latest Ilitch demolition has us all scratching our heads and wondering when we will deserve a better city– for buildings, for historic preservation, and, of course, for Detroiters.

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ConstructionEnergyHistoric preservationTech

Matterport 101 – Three Unusual Use Cases

The Matterport platform offers plenty of opportunities well outside the realm of simply creating virtual tours for real estate listings.

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AutomotiveDetroitHistoric preservation

“Detroit: Become Livonia” – Mike Duggan

Detroit’s mayor has a vision for the city. It involves a lot of parking lots, and a lot of low-wage jobs. But there’s a better way.

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Historic preservationIowaParks and Public Space

Dubuque’s Eagle Point Park: Alfred Caldwell’s Unsung Masterpiece

Nat tours Eagle Point Park with Dubuque city planner Chris Olson and Heritage Works’ Duane Hagerty.

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Business & EconomicsHistoric preservationTransit infrastructureUrban Planning

Detroit Fairgrounds Site: Alternatives to Permanent, Monumentally Bad Decisions

The State Fairgrounds site is centrally located, and it’s huge. Too huge to make some monumentally bad decisions about permanently turning it into a Shelby Township-style strip mall.

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DetroitHistoric preservationMobilityTransit infrastructure

Tour of Ford’s Michigan Central Station Project

Michigan Central Station, the iconic, hulking, centenarian structure that has sat vacant for decades, is perhaps the flagship redevelopment project

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