After I spoke at the Rust Belt to Artist Belt conference in Detroit, a group from Wayne, Michigan decided to start a blog called “For the Love of Wayne.” The blog “lets local people share their personal stories about why they love Wayne.”
They write: This blog is a project of the Wayne Ripple Effect, a group of volunteer citizens dedicated to revitalization for the City of Wayne and was inspired by the book “For the Love of Cities” by Peter Kageyama.
I love it when ideas turn into action and they allowed me to do a guest post for the blog. Congratulations Wayne, Michigan and keep up the love!
Very cool idea!
Banning vehicles from parts of the city—including the Champs Elysées—is part of an ongoing effort to curb pollution.
Another $500 project moves forward in Cocoa, Florida!
Cocoa Village ArtWorks has collected applications from local artists who will paint approximately nine benches surrounding the Taylor Park playground area in
Got to meet another one of the young and upcoming mayors in Indiana last week - Blair Milo of La Porte, IN. Great to see young leaders like her and South Bend, Indiana mayor Mayor Pete Buttigieg getting things done!
For the Love of Cities shared a link.
In an era of urbanization, Singapore, Houston and Medellín, Colombia, are among those redefining what cities can be.
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