Bloomfield Hills http://michiganradio.org en New art exhibit explores Michigan's design history http://michiganradio.org/post/new-art-exhibit-explores-michigans-design-history <p>Close your eyes for a moment and think about America in 1962. What images come to mind?</p><p>Chances are, those images, whether furniture, architecture, or cars, have roots right here in Michigan.</p><p>A major exhibition that's begun at the Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills explores Michigan's major role in what America looked like in the mid-20th Century. And much of that design is linked to Cranbrook. It's called "Modern Michigan: Design that Shaped America."</p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 21:21:05 +0000 Stateside Staff 13048 at http://michiganradio.org New art exhibit explores Michigan's design history President Obama's economic plans could affect Michigan home builder http://michiganradio.org/post/president-obamas-economic-plans-could-affect-michigan-home-builder <p>&nbsp;The nation&rsquo;s home builders are one group expected to closely watch President Obama&rsquo;s economic address to Congress this week.&nbsp;&nbsp;Pulte&nbsp;Homes of Bloomfield Hills is the nation&rsquo;s largest home builder.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.pulte.com/">Pulte</a>, like its competitors, has seen its sales plummet as the housing market crashed in recent years.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; And past government efforts to prop up the housing market with tax breaks have failed to spur new home construction.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 03 Sep 2011 20:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 4021 at http://michiganradio.org President Obama's economic plans could affect Michigan home builder