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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (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 […]