Tag Archives: Detroit

Work in the Comeback City, the Realities of Futuring in Detroit

Please join us for the Annual Loeb Fellowship Lecture: Work in the Comeback City, the Realities of Futuring in Detroit Speaker: Steve Lewis (LF '07), Urban Design Director, Central District, Detroit Department of Planning and Development When: Friday, May 5, 2017, 6:30 pm … read more

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Job Opportunity: Detroit Director of Parks and Open Space

The City of Detroit is a seeking a Director of Parks and Open Space to oversee the city’s 5,000 acres of parkland and lead an effort to reimagine and expand the park system in Detroit. This is an unprecedented opportunity … read more

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Building 20 Minute Neighborhoods in Detroit

Maurice Cox (LF ’05) may be leading the charge for change and regrowth as director of the Detroit Planning office, but he’s backed by a dynamic team, anchored by Loeb colleagues Kimberly Driggins (’16), director of strategic development, and Steve … read more

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Detroit in Venice: the US Pavilion

By now you've no doubt heard the buzz about the US pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, curated by Cynthia Davidson (LF '89), founder of the Anyone Corporation, and Monica Ponce de Leon of Princeton University School of Architecture. "What is … read more

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Ideas City Detroit

Loebs converged on the Ideas City Detroit conference (workshop, laboratory) last week, an event organized by the New School of NY to bring creative minds of architecture, landscape, design, and art to bear on the reinvention of Detroit. Maurice Cox … read more

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Champion of Neighborhoods: Maurice Cox in Detroit

Maurice Cox (LF ’02), Detroit’s new planning director, views the city through the lens of opportunity. While others can’t see beyond acres of abandoned land, he sees the walkable streets and neighborhood density that foster community and plenty of parks, … read more

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Maurice Cox Heads North

Maurice Cox (LF ’02) is on the move again: Detroit’s Mayor Duggan has recruited him to be the city's new planning director, and he starts immediately on a part-time basis as he transitions from his leadership role at Tulane City … read more

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Legacy Cities Forum Wrap-Up

Metropolis magazine has an article by Anne-Marie Lubenau (LF '12) that captures the aims, activities and players of the November conference in Detroit. Read "Big Ideas from the 2013 Bruner Loeb Forum Detroit.” Image courtesy of Erik Howard

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Toni Griffin: Saving Detroit

Toni Griffin's TEDCity2.0 talk is a must-see. She's in Session 3 at the 1 hour 2 minute mark. View it here.

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Split Personality: Cathleen McGuigan on Detroit

In a recent issue of ArchDigest, Cathleen McGuigan (LF 1993) ponders the reality of 2 Detroits: one a hip, energetic revitalization effort benefitting from a history of innovation. The other Detroit includes the most marginalized citizens living in poverty and … read more

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