| May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

MICHIGAN

GOING GREEN IN THE GREAT LAKES STATE

As home to the headquarters of Chrysler, Ford and General Motors, Detroit is known as the “Motor City” for good reason. It’s also home to a burgeoning green movement that includes the ongoing renovation project at the city’s Cobo Center. Photo courtesy of espiegle/iStockphoto.com

As home to the headquarters of Chrysler, Ford and General Motors, Detroit is known as the “Motor City” for good reason. It’s also home to a burgeoning green movement that includes the ongoing renovation project at the city’s Cobo Center.
Photo courtesy of espiegle/iStockphoto.com

By Rachel Juarez-Carr

For environmentally minded groups seeking event spaces or outdoorsy visitors craving a countryside retreat, planners will never run out of green spaces to choose from in Michigan. With each passing year, increasingly eco-friendly options abound in the state. Wherever you are in Michigan, you’re never more than six miles from a natural lake or river—and that includes the big cities, which boast their own green spaces and have made a concerted effort to develop LEED-certified event facilities and hotels.

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