Here are the most popular posts from Iron Range Week at Strong Towns:
Charles Marohn, May 16, 2016
This was part of a series in which we explored key Strong Towns concepts in the context of the Iron Range. We took a basic look at financial productivity applied to the Iron Range community of Grand Rapids.
Charles Marohn, May 17, 2016
Another article in the Strong Towns 101 series, which showed how different approaches to building produce very different financial results that can be easily measured and contrasted.
Rachel Quednau, May 17, 2016
Suzanne Rian is the owner of Moxie, a clothing boutique in Hibbing, MN. She started the store eight years ago, during the 2008 recession, and has since watched her store blossom into a strong local business. This interview was part of a series of profiles on local Iron Range leaders.
Aaron Brown, May 17, 2016
Iron Range writer and resident, Aaron Brown wrote a guest post this week, in which he asked: When all the frontiers have been conquered, and industrial growth stagnates, what is left? The new frontier is not at the edge of towns like Coleraine, it’s right on top.
Charles Marohn, May 19, 2016
Another piece in our Strong Towns 101 series, showing that not only do small downtown shops provide a higher rate of tax revenue than big box stores; they're also a much lower risk investment for the community.