Feral Cat Embodies the Spirit of Detroit, is Forever Memorialized in a New Statue Downtown →
A headline we hope to see in 2014.
WJBK in Detroit posted the following video of a woman being attacked by a cat (after serious provocation, it should be noted).
Rust belt cities destined to fail?
Killing incentives for investment in communities that need it?
Not a lot in the bank but bankrupt in spirit?
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If you’re not familiar with the I-81 viaduct battle in Syracuse, this video is a great way to get caught up:
Marc Norman is the Director of Upstate Syracuse, a design and research center at Syracuse University, and a leader in the field of analysis taking place to weigh city’s options as the expressway deteriorates. Marc spoke with News Channel 9 on the opportunity to reconnect the city and begins to answer the question: is this the right answer for Syracuse?
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We’re not going to presuppose what the answer is but we’re going to ask the right questions. How do we reconnect the whole street grid? Do we make one-way streets two-way instead? Do we use signalization of lights? Do we create other streets or reconnect what became super blocks so that streets go through again? I think asking all those questions to the DOT will get us some other answers as to whether a boulevard is the right answer here.
American Assembly day 1 from Syracuse University News on Vimeo.
The ‘Revitalizing the Legacy Cities of Upstate New York’ Assembly was a great success, convening over 100 participants from around the state to identify and prioritize strategies to strengthen the economies and communities across Upstate New York.
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