Robin Runyan showcases some of the best ways you can make a difference in Detroit, including revitalizing a vacant lot with Detroit Future City’s Field Guide to Working with Lots.
By: Brittany Hutson Housing, an issue voters are considering in upcoming local elections, is an issue that Detroit Future City has shed light on in their 139 Square Miles report. Click here to read the full article on ShelterForce.
By: John Gallagher John Gallagher covers some of Detroit’s less-noticed trends, including urban farming, one of Detroit Future City’s greening strategies. Click here to read the full article on the Detroit Free Press.
The following questions were asked by participants at the two Working with Lots Info Sessions. If you need further clarification, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or feel free to attend one of the four upcoming info sessions. What Date Location Time Office Hours #1 Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Grand River Work Place 19120 Grand River […]
By: Amber Umscheid Amber Umscheid, Neighborhood Exchange, writes about Detroit Future City’s Field Guide to Working With Lots Mini-Grant program, which will award ten grantees a combined maximum of $95,000 to implement one of 35 lot designs to transform the vacant lot into intentional open space. Click here to read the full article on Neighborhood […]
By: James Brasuell James Brasuell, Planetizen, writes about the new strategic plan Detroit Future City completed that will redirect the organizations vitalization efforts. Click here to read the full article on Planetizen.
By: John Gallagher The plans laid out in Detroit Future City’s Strategic Framework are coming to fruition as the Duggan administration is adopting it’s ideology. Click here to read the full article on the Detroit Free Press.
By: Ford Foundation Kevin Ryan referenced Detroit Future City’s 139 Square Miles report to give hard hitting statistics on Detroit’s poverty rate during an interview with the Ford Foundation. Click here to read the full article on Ford Foundation.
By: Irene Garcia Adaptive reuse of vacant industrial buildings in Detroit could help the community socially, economically, and environmentally. Although it is a topic of interest at this years BUILD Conference, German Marshall Fund’s Urban and Regional Policy Program partnered with Detroit Future City in 2015 on the Detroit Opportunity Site initiative to explore reuse […]