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East Riverfront Assets Study

A focused look at the parks and sites on Detroit's East Riverfront 

East Riverfront Assets Study Report 

The East Riverfront Assets Study (ERAS) is an in-depth study of the parks and sites along the East Riverfront from Hart Plaza to St. Jean Ave. The study is part of the Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan 2022 - 2032. The study and recommendations were developed based on community feedback, observations and analysis from a technical consultant team, and coordination between city departments.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the over 18 month process for this study. 


ERAS Schedule


Study Overview: 
Sites Studied: 
Supporting Appendices: 





Past Community Meeting Presentations and Feedback

Round 1 - Spring Focus Group Sessions:

Round 2 - Community-wide Survey: 

  • During the months of June, July and August, the City of Detroit - Parks and Recreation solicited feedback via a survey. 
    329 responses were collected from the public during that period of time. 
    View and Download the Survey Results HERE

Round 3 -  Fall Community Meetings: