Neighborhood Planning Forum Kicks Off Historic Process  

Neighborhood Planning Forum Kicks Off Historic Process  

In a meeting a Detroit representative called “historic,” a Detroit neighborhood took a new step toward having a big voice in the city’s future in terms of strategy, development and investment. The Rosa Parks Clairmount meeting – which drew more than 150 residents – is an example of how the new Community Benefits Ordinance (Proposal […]

Michigan Community Resources helps east side residents re-purpose vacant lots into flower farms with blight busting blooms

Michigan Community Resources helps east side residents re-purpose vacant lots into flower farms with blight busting blooms

Brightly colored blossoms will replace concrete cracks and overgrown weeds in lower east side Detroit communities this summer. With support from a $25,000 Kresge Innovative Projects grant in 2015, the technical assistance provider, published, Greenfill Development: A Guide to Repurposing Vacant Lots for Flower Farming Enterprises. The guide outlines two unique business models that will […]