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“The D” in our destiny is Detroit


In graduate school nearly 30 years ago, one of the courses I took at Virginia Tech was Urban Economic Geography. In this class, the primary textbook was entitled, Detroit: Race and Uneven Development. Even though I was born and raised … Continue reading

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“Open zones” for preserving community and wilderness


Reposted here with permission by daydreamemporium. Some terrific ideas are presented in this post.  Open Zone by daydreamemporium Community and Wilderness Preservation Through Zoning There is a constant conversation that has been taking place between the country and the city about how … Continue reading

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