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Help Shape The Future Of Land + Water In Detroit!

December 22, 2017

By: Amber Umscheid Detroit Future City’s Land + Water WORKS Coalition is seeking neighborhood leaders to serve ad ambassadors to make Detroit a leader in grassroots green stormwater infrastructure innovation. Click here to read more on Neighborhood Exchange.

Bill McGraw Contrasts What He Saw on Detroit Streets in ’07 and What He Sees Now

December 22, 2017

By: Alan Stamm The Detroit Free Press conducted an online Q&A session with Bill McGraw to address questions relating to Detroit. When asked about vacancy, Bill encouraged everyone to visit Detroit Future City’s website to see a coherent vision on how to transform vacant land. Click here to read more on Deadline Detroit.

Driving Detroit 2017: Residents wonder if neighborhoods will ever rebound

December 21, 2017

By: Bill McGraw Bill McGraw touches on some of accomplishments and areas of opportunity that plague Detroit by referencing Detroit Future City’s 139 square miles report, which shows that 24 square miles of the city is empty. Click here to read more on the Detroit Free Press.    

Land + Water WORKS Ambassador Program

December 20, 2017

The Land + Water WORKS Coalition (LWWC) is a partnership between ten local non-profit organizations that aims to educate Detroiters about the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department’s (DWSD) recently recalculated drainage fee rates and how customers can potentially reduce their charges, as well as advances green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) to improve the quality of life […]

Green Culture Shift – Embracing Open Space

December 18, 2017

DFC has been working since its inception to demonstrate how this land has the potential to be transformed into an open space asset, thus establishing the city of Detroit as a leader in innovative open space land uses. We are calling this movement a “Green Culture Shift”.

The Hawkins Company Appoints EVP

December 13, 2017

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor; and Will Schatz, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media Brett Myers, responsible for recruiting Anika Goss-Foster for Detroit Future City, is now the Executive Vice President of The Hawkins Company. Click here to read more on Hunt Scanlon.

Bagley residents lead grassroots effort to build pocket park

December 11, 2017

By: Dorothy Hernandez Creating Space Detroit applied for funding to pay for landscaping through Detroit Future City’s Mini Grant Lot program. Click here to read more on the Model D.

DFC Strategic Framework

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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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