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Landscapers, barbers come together to give Detroit a trim

July 24, 2016

What do barbers and landscapers have in common? They both use their equipment to cut unruly growth back to a respectable length! This unconventional pairing of professions is known as The Buzz, and it has been formed in an effort to manage Detroit’s vacant property issues. The Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office developed the program, […]

Barbers and landscapers join forces to transform vacant city lots

July 20, 2016

To work as a barber or a landscaper can mean a variety of things. To some, it can mean nothing more than a job, punch in and trim some hair, cut some lawns, and go home. To others, it’s more than a job but a craft, dutifully studied and skillfully executed. They’re the ones who […]

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

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The Field Guide to Working with Lots

View the full, interactive Field Guide online now.
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