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    Despite the cold, Mattie Jordan-Woods proudly poses outside affordable senior housing the NACD built in the Northside neighborhood.

    © 2020 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

    'I’m Not Going Anywhere' After 32 years, Mattie Jordan-Woods is still a force for the Northside
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    The sun shining on the historic Kalamazoo Building downtown would soon be blocked by the rise of The Exchange building, a new multistory building constructed next door (Jan. 2019).

    © 2019 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

    Revealed 2019 Images too good to keep to ourselves
  • Encore-Magazine-feature-GLT-pow-wow-november-2019

    Members of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of the Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, pictured here at the tribe's annual pow wow, are descendants of the original indigenous people who lived in Southwest Michigan. Courtesy photo.

    'We're Still Here' Recognition of Kalamazoo’s indigenous roots has been ‘a long time coming’
  • Encore-Magazine-feature-vicksburg-mill-october-2019

    The former paper mill in Vicksburg offers 420,000 square feet of building space.

    © 2019 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

    'Going in Big' With plans for event spaces, breweries, museums and more, a hometown boy takes on the revitalization of Vicksburg mill
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    Where We Stand artists include: Back row, from left: Al Harris Jr., Tanisha Pyron, Audrey Mills, Brent Harris and James C. Palmore. Front row, from left: Maria Scott, Chakila Hoskins.

    © 2019 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

    ‘A Mirror of Our Common Humanity’
  • Encore-Magazine-Feature-Seven-Generations-Hive-August-2019

    The “hive” area of Seven Generations' office proudly displays the company’s
    ownership by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, which influences the architecture and engineering firm’s philosophy.

    © 2019 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

    Seven Generations Design firm sees projects as ‘opportunity to heal the land’
  • encore-magazine-feature-klines-resort-retirement-community-july-2019

    The scenic view of Portage Lake is just one of the amenities at Klines Resort.

    © 2019 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

    The Resort Life Family makes former fishing camp a retirement haven
Encore-Magazine-feature-revealed-kalamazoo-building-2019

The sun shining on the historic Kalamazoo Building downtown would soon be blocked by the rise of The Exchange building, a new multistory building constructed next door (Jan. 2019).

© 2019 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

Revealed 2019Images too good to keep to ourselves
Encore-Magazine-feature-GLT-pow-wow-november-2019

Members of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of the Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, pictured here at the tribe's annual pow wow, are descendants of the original indigenous people who lived in Southwest Michigan. Courtesy photo.

'We're Still Here'Recognition of Kalamazoo’s indigenous roots has been ‘a long time coming’

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