When the Plymouth Downtown Development Authority sought a developer for a new, multi-use project that included a public parking deck, they turned to Carlisle/Wortman Associates Principal Sally Elmiger to help them vet the proposals. The DDA purchased a two-acre property on the southeast corner of W. Ann Arbor Trail and Deer Street that contained a […]
Following up on last month’s guest column by Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim tells us what planners can do to anticipate and mitigate changes in the retail sector.
Your residents are aging. Are you ready for that? AARP’s Age-Friendly Network offers tools and guidance.
Where there’s a will there’s a way, for Center Line, an inner ring suburb with a vision for its downtown.
Carlisle/Wortman’s Charlotte Wilson brings us photos of an innovative low-impact drain and a pocket park stolen from on-street parking.
This Aging in Places definition comes from the Carlisle|Wortman Associates glossary, which we give to all our clients.
What will stop sprawl? Changing tastes and demographic demand are pulling people, especially the young and old, back into close-in, urban centers says Dick Carlisle.
Carlisle/Wortman Associates are the planners of record for six of Michigan’s top 25 communities, according to a study by Niche.com.
Stairs, cul de sacs and lack of public transportation are just some of the problems facing aging suburban residents.
Many vacation towns rely on only one season out of the year to sustain the local economy. Music festivals and off roads events at a New York ski resort spread the wealth across the summer, too.