The Rapidian

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Despite Highly Engaged Community, Heartside Residents Fear Displacement

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 11-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

“It's growing in a positive direction, people are listening to resident suggestions”,  a resident of the Heartside neighborhood responded when asked to describe the strengths of their neighborhood as part of the Hearside...

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Why Grand Rapids is skewing Y

by (rachelcc)

Submitted 12-04-2013 under OPINION

It's hard to deny that Grand Rapids has changed quite a lot in just a short period of time, and, in stark contrast to much of the state, for the better. Despite more than a decade of recession and the collapse of the auto industry, downtown...

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Ideas work here: starting big conversations in city planning

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Kristopher Larson, AICP Civic involvement knows many forms. On a daily basis, citizens choose whether to help shape their local laws and regulations by coloring completely the ovals adjacent to their preferred political representative,...

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