Monthly archives of “April 2013

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razorshapes:

Kevin Bauman100 Abandoned Houses

Artist’s statement:

“100 seemed like a lot, although the number of abandoned houses in Detroit is more like 12,000. Encompassing an area of over 138 square miles, Detroit has enough room to hold the land mass of San Francisco, Boston, and Manhattan Island, yet the population has fallen from close to 2 million citizens, to most likely less than 800,000. With such a dramatic decline, the abandoned house problem is not likely to go away any time soon.”

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Over half of my emails are calendaring related…so inefficient…which startup is going to solve this problem?

– @shaig (via theinternetwishlist)

Tungle was probably the most promising.

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Over half of my emails are calendaring related…so inefficient…which startup is going to solve this problem?

– @shaig (via theinternetwishlist)

Tungle was probably the most promising.

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What It Takes to Create a Start-Up Community

Do you think it’s possible to create start-up communities deliberately? Or do they have to happen organically?

What It Takes to Create a Start-Up Community

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My own study of the distribution of college graduates in the cities and suburbs of America’s metropolitan areas, conducted with my Martin Prosperity Institute colleagues Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick, finds the concentration of college grads in the urban core to be especially advanced in… Read More

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Simply put, urban centers are no longer the poster children for decay and despair; they have, in fact, become the country’s economic engines.

Richard Florida

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70 Carlton St – Dirt.

My favourite new building proposed for Toronto (by Tribute Communities).

70 Carlton St – Dirt.