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Park(ing) Day 2012: Flint, Michigan

livingLAB, once again, participated in Park(ing) Day to raise awareness of the need for more parks and open space in urban communities. This year, we replicated historic Atwood Stadium in Flint, Michigan. Passers-by were able to kick a mini field goal and tailgate with the LABpartners. Click here

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Michigan Municipal League + livingLAB

Michigan Municipal League Field Operations Manager, Caroline Kennedy, followed livingLAB during our five-day charrette in Harbor Springs. and details the exciting event in the September/October 2012 issue of the League's publication 'The Review'. You can read the article here:

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After an exhausting 5 day (often 14 or 16 hours long!) public engagement process in the lovely town of Harbor Springs, Michigan we delivered the Vision back to the community. After listening to the hopes and desires of over 500 passionate and energized people we were thrilled to be able to translate

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Helping out the folks of Grandmont Rosedale

Another amazing opportunity comes our way! livingLAB is thrilled to be working with the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation to develop graphics for their Quality of Life Plan funded by Detroit LISC.

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Harbor Springs + livingLAB

We are pleased to announce that the team of livingLAB, Wade Trim and Danna Widmar will be working with Harbor Springs to complete a Downtown Plan this summer. The folks in Harbor might be as excited as we are. "These people are sharp," mayor Al Dika told the Petoskey News, "I think we're going to

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Lake Orion Streetscape Applauded by Citizens

Check out this video showing how great design can revitalize, inspire, and create an identity for a community. A perfect example of "placemaking". The design team of the Lake Orion DDA, the partners at livingLAB, and Wade Trim are proud of how this project turned out. The new Downtown Lake Orion (fe

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livingLAB + William McDonough

livingLAB partner, Courtney Piotrowski, was part of a Sullenger Dialogue panel discussion with Bill McDonough, sponsored by the UM-Flint Innovation Incubator, on Thursday, April 26, 2012 in the Harding Mott University Center Michigan Room.

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metromode + livingLAB

livingLAB partner, Courtney Piotrowski, is the guest blogger over at metromode this week. Check out her posts regarding locating in Detroit, placemaking and making a difference in the city.

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livingLAB sponsers MAP Student Conference

livingLAB is a sponsor of the upcoming Michigan Association of Planning Student Conference on March 16th at Wayne State University. livingLAB partner, Leah Groya, will be attending the conference as a student mentor to talk about a day in the life of a planner! Even better - opening the conference i

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West Bloomfield + livingLAB = Great Parks!

LABpartner, Leah Groya, leads the West Bloomfield parks department through a visioning process for their community.

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