Press Release

Detroit Future City Receives Two Prestigious Awards

The Michigan Chapters of the American Planning Association and the American Society of Landscape Architects have recognized Detroit Future City (DFC) Strategic Framework with important awards.

The awards are as follows:

  • The Daniel Burnham Award for a Comprehensive Plan, Planning Excellence Award was given by the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP/APA Michigan). This honor is awarded to comprehensive plans that advance the science and art of planning. The MAP states, “The award honors America’s most famous planner, Daniel Burnham, for his contributions to the planning profession and to a greater awareness of the benefits of good planning.”
  • The Honor Award for Landscape Planning & Analysis was given by the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. This honor is awarded for leading edge Landscape Architectural practices.