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Connecting Detroit’s assets through strategic placemaking


Placemaking and community planning may play out more powerfully in Detroit than anywhere else in the country, combining to take important roles in right-sizing existing networks for a smaller population and building citizen buy-in to Detroit’s future form and function by offering meaningful venues for engagement, strengthening bonds of social capital and creating new opportunities to connect to the city’s dynamics of growth. (Address to the inaugural meeting of the Project for Public Spaces Leadership Council.)

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