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Reuse / Rebuild
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Just because a space has been abandoned does not mean it is no longer useful. Entrepreneurs, artists, city officials, activists and neighbors, with the right amount of ambition and innovation, can take vacant spaces and turn them into opportunities. By transforming what we already have into sustainable properties, we revitalize neighborhoods and stimulate local economies.
An entrepreneur with more than a good idea
Thursday, February 20, 2014
From a blighted property at the center of Hartford, Jeremiah Smith is building businesses based on others' need to clean.
Finding what usually goes unseen in Hidden Kalamazoo
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The number of people interested in a tour of "Hidden Kalamazoo" may have caught its organizers by surprise, but the rewards outweighed the minor inconveniences.
Changing the face of downtown with historic redevelopment
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Second Wave photographer Erik Holladay captured some of the details inside and outside at the Metropolitan Center that make the historic renovation of the downtown buildings a place that young professionals and empty nesters alike want to live and one where retailers want to locate. See the slide show
Neighborhood revitalization team gets projects rolling
Thursday, August 09, 2012
Connecting the people who need to be working together to revitalize neighborhoods is part of what Local Initiatives Support Corporation does. Some of the people working to take comprehensive action in situations that don't have simple solutions talk to Kathy Jennings about changes that are coming about.
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