ArtPlace America has announced the 54 recipients (out of over 1200 applicants) for its most recent round of creative placemaking grants. The $15.2 million in grants will support projects in 44 communities and a statewide project in Connecticut.
May 20, 2013 NRDC Switchboard Blog
Ronda Kaysen reports on the growing trend in transforming brownfield sites in disadvantaged communities into health centers, "in essence taking a potential source of health problems for a community and turning it into a place for health care."
Dec 13, 2012 The New York Times
HUD has awarded $98 million to 45 regions throughout the country in an effort to spur more sustainability planning efforts.
Oct 18, 2010 Next American City
A group in Detroit has begun an effort to sell of one-inch parcels of land in the city for $1.
Oct 13, 2010 Boing Boing
Filmmakers are calling on state officials in Michigan to extend the state's grant program that provides up to 42% of production costs simply for filming in Michigan.
Nov 23, 2009 The Detroit Free Press