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Green Culture Shift – Embracing Open Space

E-Newsletter | In the Media | Special Report | 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”.

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

Blog | E-Newsletter | Field Guide Blog | Field Guide E-newsletter | October 17, 2017


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How the efforts of a single resident (and a few friends) beautified Yorkshire Woods

July 10, 2018

Mose Primus, a DFC Field Guide Mini-Grantee, has transformed land in Yorkshire Woods into a beautiful community space including a rain garden, entitled "Yorkshire in Bloom"!

Why the ‘Greening’ of Vacant Land Is a Smart Long-Term Investment in Cities

July 2, 2018

In this excerpt from “The Empty House Next Door,” author Alan Mallach credits Detroit Future City’s Field Guide to Working With Lots as an invaluable resource for community organizations and activists in any city in the United St

Spotlight on the News Special: A look back inside the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

June 9, 2018

In this video, Chuck Stokes takes a look back inside this year’s Mackinac Policy Conference with Anika Goss-Foster as she discusses keeping Detroiters engaged and implementing the DFC Strategic Plan.

Land + Water Works Forum: District 5

June 28, 2018 @ 05:30 pm - 08:00 pm


Land + Water Works Forum: District 3

June 16, 2018 @ 09:30 am - 12:00 pm


Land + Water Works Forum: District 2

May 31, 2018 @ 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm


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