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Pockets of Inspiration: Legacy City Design in Detroit, Part 1

Riding around Detroit over the past couple of days with participants in Legacy City Design: Bruner Loeb Forum 2013 was, oddly enough, a rather hopeful experience. Yes, the view of block upon block of burned and abandoned residences in the … read more

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Legacy Cities Update

Since the "Legacy City Design: Bruner Loeb Forum 2013" last November we've continued to track thinking and advances in the field through publications like the American Assembly’s Legacy Cities Blog. In a recent article,Todd Swanstrom shares his research on changing neighborhoods in … read more

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Looking Forward: Legacy Cities Design Forum Recap, Part 4

A Legacy Cities network Despite a fully packed schedule, energy remained high at the end of the second day of the Legacy Cities Design: Bruner Loeb Forum 2013. Maurice Cox (LF ’05) said, "There are so many challenges on the … read more

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Innovation and Scale: Legacy Cities Design Forum Recap, Part 3

Eastern Market is one of a handful of projects that attendees visited during the Legacy City Design: 2013 Bruner Loeb Forum. The Forum focused on two topics: Vacancy, Weeds and Infrastructure and Vacancy, Density and Neighborhoods, and the schedule was … read more

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Fueling Hope: Legacy Cities Design Forum Recap, Part 2

"If you don’t bring opportunity and hope you get violence and dope.” -Heaster Wheeler Indicators of decline in Detroit are easy to find; nonetheless, high energy prevailed among the participants of the Legacy Cities Design: Bruner Loeb Forum 2013. The … read more

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Loeb Lab: Working City

The second in our Loeb Lab series takes on the nature of work in the urban center  and may surprise with its optimistic view of the future  of manufacturing in America. Writer Rob Lane (LF 2009) is senior fellow for urban design at the … read more

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The Just City

Toni Griffin (LF 1998 and GSD adjunct associate professor of urban planning) is excited about all the activity this summer at the J. Max Bond Center of the Spitzer School of Architecture at CCNY, which she founded and directs. She … read more

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Bruner-Loeb Forum Call for Proposals

The deadline of April 4 is nearing for proposals from qualified individuals, organizations and collaborative teams to serve as local host and partner for the 2014 Bruner-Loeb Forum. The Bruner-Loeb Forum is a partnership between the Rudy Bruner Award for … read more

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Jim Stockard: the 2014 Loeb Lecture

In the 9th annual Loeb Lecture, Loeb Fellowship curator Jim Stockard brought the audience to its feet in the way he knows best: with common sense, creativity, and compassion. In  “Affordable Housing: It’s Just (A) Right,” the outgoing curator offered … read more

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On the Frontiers: Jane Thompson, Design Luminary

Transforming Faneuil Hall into a market space that brings people together around the culture of food; programming miles of Houston’s waterfront in partnership with city officials and flood management; redesigning Grand Central Station district, viewing the whole streetscape as a … read more

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