Detroit’s valiant attempt to not drown in vacant property is embodied in its Blight Authority, which deploys a fleet of 75 (American made) cars and 225 surveyors armed with iPads down emptied streets to snap GPS-encoded pictures of all 300,000 parcels. It may be the most ambitious effort to document the condition of every single building in a city, and...
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A round-up of sustainability stories and opportunities for January 14, 2014.
Cities reinvent themselves. And so the rise of small box—a project to retrofit steel shipping containers into micro-retail spaces for Cleveland’s Warehouse District—fits neatly in that category.
Is the Opportunity Corridor a critical piece of infrastructure or is it an example of “old think”? Steve Litt asked a panel of speakers at the Cleveland Museum of Art during the annual Circle Neighbors symposium.
The plan to build a highway extension through the city of Cleveland turned out a large group of residents and sustainability advocates unanimously opposed to the $331 million project at this week’s ODOT public hearing on its environmental impact.
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