For Rapid Growth, one of my favorite local publications, I look at different ways the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, can approach the utilization of historic cemeteries as green space. This is a trending currently sweeping across the United States. One of the best examples is Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery, home to art exhibitions, musical performances, meditation tours and more.This piece received a lot of wonderful feedback from the Grand Rapids Historical Society, as well as numerous government officials, including a Tweet from Mayor Rosalynn Bliss. Give my feature article a read here.
— Rosalynn Bliss (@mayorbliss) August 18, 2016