• Urban Consulate 4470 Second Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 USA

Join us for City Lobby, our Thursday evening parlor series for urban exchange. Locals + travelers welcome.

Special guest: James Johnson-Piett, Urbane Development

  • Recently named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture, Johnson-Piett works with underserved communities across the country to promote internal wealth generation. Urbane Development was named co-lead on the redevelopment of Flatbush Caton Market, where Johnson-Piett's team will focus on providing training, management and business development skills to the market's 47 vendors to help them flourish in their future space, and create a thriving Caribbean immigrant community. Johnson-Piett has also worked in Detroit, as designer of the Green Grocer Project with the DEGC.