In the Media

Can Duggan change history of failed master plans?

February 26, 2015

Now that Detroit has emerged from Chapter 9 bankruptcy, said good-bye to emergency manager Kevyn Orr and seen elected leaders Mayor Mike Duggan and the City Council returned to power, a palpable sense of hope, or at least optimism, has returned to the Motor City. People are talking up plans for M1-Rail, plans for blight […]

Chandler Park to rise again with $20M makeover

February 16, 2015

A group of longtime and former Detroit residents has formed the Chandler Park Conservancy to oversee a $20-million transformation of the nearly 100-year-old, 200-acre east-side park that will include new football and soccer fields, tennis courts and the state’s first urban conservation school for K-12 students. “The entire park will be a living lab for […]

DFC Strategic Framework

The Blueprint for Detroit's Future
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Growing Detroit's African-American Middle Class

A deep dive look into the growth, attraction & retention of the middle-class households.
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