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Identity Theft for Cities

How poor regional planning can suck the life out of cities. Regionalism is all the rage. The Obama Administration is betting...

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What an Art Prize in Michigan Can Teach Us About Building Better Cities

Rick DeVos is an unlikely urban hero. A Grand Rapids native, he is a scion of the famous (and famously conservative) Rich DeVos, co-founder of...



Rick DeVos is an unlikely urban hero. A Grand Rapids native, he is a scion of the famous (and famously conservative) Rich DeVos, co-founder of Amway. Yet, here he is, reinventing the rules of art, with his creation of ArtPrize, now underway in his hometown (and covered previously on GOOD). If urban leaders are paying close attention, they will use DeVos' art inspiration as a way to transform the way they do business.

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