In the Media

UNI Urban Neighborhood Initiative Vacant 2 Vibrant – A Guide to Working with Lots

October 30, 2017

By: Urban Neighborhood Initiative The Urban Neighborhood Initiative has taken Detroit Future City’s lead and created “Vacant 2 Vibrant – A Guide to Working with Lots”, which uses Detroit Future City’s “A Field Guide Working with Lots” as a starting point. Click here to read the full article on Urban Neighborhood Initiative’s website.

Black Urbanists, Part 1: Academia

October 26, 2017

By: Pete Saunders Toni Griffin, project director of Detroit Future City’s Framework, is recognized in this article as a black urbanist, working to create a better urban environment. Click here to read the full article on The Corner Side Yard.  

Detroit: beyond the election

October 17, 2017

By Jack Lessenberry Jack Lessenberry touches on Mayor Duggan’s successful time in the office, and calls to incorporate Detroit Future City’s Framework into a revised master plan for the city. Click here to read the full article on Metro Times.

What could Amazon do for Detroit? Just imagine…

October 17, 2017

By: Keith A. Owens Keith A Owens references a report by Detroit Future City that declares there are only 30 jobs for every 100 residents in Detroit, which is why Amazon could bring opportunity to Detroit residents. Click here to read the full article on Michigan Chronicle.

Q&A: Meet the man reimagining Detroit, one vacant lot at a time

October 17, 2017

By: Joel Kurth Joel Kurth discusses the movement to salvage vacant land in Detroit by creating green spaces, as laid out in a blueprint by Detroit Future City. Click here to read the full article on Bridge.

Detroit Future City’s Field Guide to Working with Lots Mini-Grant Program

October 17, 2017

Detroit Future City’s (DFC) Field Guide to Working with Lots Mini-Grant program aims to accelerate vacant land revitalization in Detroit using the Field Guide to Working with Lots. The program encourages community groups, faith-based institutions, non-profits, and businesses to install one of 35 lot designs to address stormwater concerns, activate community spaces and create more […]

DFC Strategic Framework

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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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