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Charrette Update: Day One: Opening Evening Hands-on Exercise Materials

The first public event of the Charrette was held on Wednesday May 1st, 2013 at 6:00 PM, at a large meeting hall in Lansing. It

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Charrette Update: Day One: Design Workshop Responses

  Click to see a PDF containing detailed responses from participants at the hands-on design workshop on May 1, 2013.

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Charrette Update: Day One: Opening Evening Event Technique for Presenting Out

At the first evening meeting there were 16 facilitated tables. Facilitators included members of the Dover Kohl Charrette Team, National Charrette Institute (NCI), and Tri-County

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What happens at the Hands-on Design Workshop?

The hands-on design workshop happens during the charrette kick-off meeting at the Lansing Center from 6-9:30 on May 1st. RSVP here! During this time you

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What will the charrette produce?

The goal of the charrette is to create a sustainable plan for the Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue corridor. The charrette design team (meet the team)

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How will the charrette work?

The vision charrette will last seven days, May 1-7. A design team will create a detailed vision for the Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue corridor, stretching

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Free Charrette Tools 101 Seminar at the Charrette

Charrette Tools 101 Seminar at the Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue Charrette   Wednesday, May 1st, 1:30 – 3:30 pm 333 E. Grand River Ave, East

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What is a charrette?

Architects sometime call all-nighters “charrettes.” This use of the term is said to originate from the École des Beaux Arts in Paris during the 19th

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Dena Belzer Presentation Video now available

Watch Dena Belzer, President of Strategic Economics, present Sustaining the Future: Michigan Avenue/Grand River Avenue on HOM TV: http://meridian.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=23&clip_id=5593

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Charrette Schedule Details: May 1-7

Charrette 1 – May 1-7, 2013 The public meetings, listed below are the best time to come. There you will hear the full story of

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Presentation for download: Dena Belzer on TOD and the Relationship Between Transit and Economic Development

Introduction to TOD and the Relationship Between Transit and Economic Development (PDF) Presented by Dena Belzer, President of Strategic Economics,  March 20, 2013

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Guest Presenter: Ms. Dena Belzer, Founder and President of Strategic Economics on March 20

Guest Presenter: Ms. Dena Belzer, Founder and President of Strategic Economics Ms. Belzer will make two presentations on March 20th.  See links below for details

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Charrette Schedule: May 1-7

Charrette 1 – May 1-7, 2013 The public meetings, listed below are the best time to come. There you will hear the full story of

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Details on Charrette One: May 1-7, 2013

Charrette One: May 1-7 Tri-County Regional Planning Commission invites the community to participate in a series of upcoming meetings and workshops called a charrette the

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