Tag Archives: Michigan

Caffeine Crash Urbanisms

Some of you know that I am a bartender. If you follow my Twitter or Instagram I have cluttered your feed with videos of DDOT busses and things happening at Rosa Parks Transit Center. In that spirit, here’s some thoughts … Continue reading

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Recentering Detroit, Part 4: Infrastructure and Deeper Histor(ies)

Recentering Detroit is a multipart examination of culture of development in the current city, the ongoing crises and the efforts by residents to define their city, not as a relic of the past to be resurrected or β€œrevitalized,” but a … Continue reading

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Recentering Detroit, Part 3: A Jeffersonian Digression

Recentering Detroit is a multipart examination of culture of development in the current city, the ongoing crises and the efforts by residents to define their city, not as a relic of the past to be resurrected or “revitalized,” but a … Continue reading

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Belle Isle and the Religion of Local Control

what kind of city is Detroit? This question, though not always in so many words, is a constant humming irritant in the background noise of this town. The obnoxious soul searching we subject ourselves to denies reality. The truth is … Continue reading

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