Over at MyNorth.com, Traverse Magazine interviewed Traverse City downtown development leader Bryan Crough to tell the story of how Traverse City managed to grow through the state's recession.
: River’s Edge rises along the Boardman River. The Milliken Building transforms into a smart and handsome echo of its original self. The State Theatre re-opens as a spectacular renovation, as does its next-door neighbor, now home to Red Ginger. Radio Center emerges at Park and Front. Midtown sprouts upriver from River’s Edge. The Bank of Northern Michigan building amps up Union Street. 101 North Park takes the place of a big hole. Two surprisingly nice-looking parking decks are born.
The whole article can be found here