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”.
Argonne researchers uses Detroit Future City's ideology surrounding population and land-use as a starting point in a project to evaluate future changes in Detroit’s mobility.
Inside Philanthropy recognizes Detroit Future City as a philanthropic organization that is striving to improve quality of life and sustainability in Detroit. DFC’s Kresge-funded Working With Lots Mini-Grant Program focuses on small development and moving funds into neighborhoods to allow Detroiters to reimagine their own land use, using the Field Guide to Working With Lots.
Crain’s Detroit Business featured Detroit Future City’s Working With Lots Mini-Grant Program and the 10 recipients that will implement lot designs from the Field Guide to Working with Lots.