Mark Wallace, CEO of the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, discusses the major improvements coming to Detroit’s east and west waterfront.
Good news for Detroit bikers, walkers and general green-space lovers: The city has struck a deal with Conrail to purchase 76 acres of railroad property, which will be transformed into a bike and pedestrian-friendly greenway.
A proposed urban beach project on Detroit’s Riverfront has been chosen as a winning idea in a national grant competition.
Detroit, one of the Great Recession’s hardest-hit cities, is making a comeback driven by investments in small business and local entrepreneurs.
Once seen as urban blight, abandoned industrial corridors and rail lines have been transformed into some of the country’s most popular parks and trails.
The eastern portion of Detroit’s riverfront will get eight acres of new park space and two pedestrian and bike paths under a new plan.