In the Media

Blight Bootcamp seeks to inform public today in Detroit

June 27, 2016

Several Detroit community organizations are holding workshops and presentations aimed at educating people about blight removal efforts in Detroit. The 2016 Blight Bootcamp will be held today at Wayne County Community College’s downtown Detroit campus. Organizers say the event is designed “to equip attendees with hands-on blight removal experience.” Individuals and organizations who have submitted […]

Detroit Future City: The Buzz

June 14, 2016

The DFC Implementation Office’s The Buzz initiative is a collaborative opportunity for Detroit-based barbers and mowers—whether professional landscapers, block clubs who know how to mow, or grounds crews from across the city— to work together through a series of activities to create barber-inspired mowing patterns for vacant lots in Detroit. The Buzz will lift up […]

Detroit Future City Finalist for ArtPlace America’s 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund

June 7, 2016

The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office is a finalist for ArtPlace America’s 2016 National Creative Placemaking Fund. More than 1,300 applications were reviewed by Artplace. The applications were narrowed down to 80 projects that are being considered for a total of $10.5 million. ArtPlace America’s National Creative Placemaking Fund is a highly competitive national […]

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