In the Media

Detroit Future City Presents: Lots of Stories, Featuring North Rosedale Park Civic Association and Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation

May 25, 2016

This spring, North Rosedale Park Civic Association and Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation, neighborhood block clubs on Detroit’s westside, will implement DFC’s Native Butterfly Meadow and Friendly Fence lot designs to add color and beauty to the lot while also creating a stormwater solution so that neighbors can disconnect their downspouts and re-route this water into a shared, larger rain […]

Detroit Future City Presents: Lots of Stories, Featuring Challenge Detroit Partnership

May 25, 2016

This month, the Challenge Detroit fellows combined DFC’s Urban Edge and Dumping Preventer lot designs to enrich the beauty of a site on Detroit’s westside by transforming the vacant lot into an open space amenity and to reduce the risk of illegal dumping by creating a planted visual barrier between the road and the lot. Click here […]

Weekly reader responses 

May 18, 2016

In response to our May 4 feature, “Collateral damage,” Anika Goss-Foster, the executive director of Detroit Future City, wrote: On behalf of the 100,000 plus Detroiters whose input informed the Detroit Future City (DFC) Strategic Framework, I must correct the false statements made in relation to the plan and our work. The DFC Strategic Framework […]

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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Detroit Property Owner's Guide to Bioretention

Manage stormwater on a non-residential property.
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The Field Guide to Working with Lots

View the full, interactive Field Guide online now.
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