Archinect - News 2017-07-25T00:43:57-04:00 54Jeff ideas competition winners Justine Testado 2013-10-02T13:50:00-04:00 >2016-09-18T12:39:03-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="396" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Competition winners for the redesign of 54 Jefferson were announced at SiTE:LAB in Grand Rapids, MI on Sept. 24. The open one-stage ideas competition challenged participants to create compelling proposals for the redesign of the 54 Jefferson, a former natural museum building that opened in 1940. However, deterioriation and changing museum standards caused the museum to close to the public in 1994.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> A Michigan City Bets on Food for Its Growth anthony dong 2012-11-15T18:22:00-05:00 >2012-11-16T18:27:36-05:00 <img src="" width="600" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Downtown Market, in effect, is the newest piece of civic equipment built here since the mid-1990s to leverage the same urban economic trends of the 21st century &mdash; higher education, hospitals and health care, housing, entertainment, transit, and cleaner air and water &mdash; that are reviving most large American cities.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>