A.C. Grish, 2020

University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs

“Older cities, like Detroit, are blessed with splendid building stock, especially their pre-WWII houses, apartment buildings, office buildings, and institutional structures. This architectural inventory, impossible to duplicate in terms of craftsmanship and materials today, is a precious treasury that needs to be conserved and refurbished like a natural resource, even if there is no foreseeable re-use. In many cases, the architectural heritage is an inner city’s greatest and most distinctive asset.”

-Douglas S. Kelbaugh, Repairing the American Metropolis: Common Place Revisited

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Anney Grish

Traveler / urbanist / grad student / roller derby player with a few thoughts & opinions.

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