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ARPA Photo Gallery

A collection of pictures from the many ARPA related programs, projects, announcements, events, and community meetings.

 

Neighborhood Beautification Program - Marjorie Street Garden

Marjorie Street Garden

Marjorie Street Garden - 2023

Neighborhood Beautification Program - Crane Street Garden

Crane Street Garden Neighborhood Beautification

Crane Street Garden - 2023

Neighborhood Beautification Program - Arboretum Detroit Oxygen Alley

Arboretum Detroit Oxygen Alley

Arboretum Detroit Oxygen Alley - 2023

 

Merrill Place II - affordable housing development

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Mayor Duggan, other City officials and developer, Sauda Ahmad-Green at groundbreaking of Merrill Place II, a new 27-unit mixed income residential development that will provide 14 units of affordable housing on City's westside. - October 2023

 

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Merrill Place II developer, Sauda Ahmad-Green speaking at groundbreaking of Merrill Place II, a new 27-unit mixed income residential development that will provide 14 units of affordable housing on City's westside. - October 2023

 

Merrill Place pict 1

Mayor Duggan with Merrill Place II developer,  Sauda Ahmad-Green stand at site of Merrill Place II, a new 27-unit mixed income residential development that will provide 14 units of affordable housing on City's westside. - October 2023

 

Merrill Place pict 3 the sign

Mayor Duggan, other City officials and developer, Sauda Ahmad-Green at groundbreaking of Merrill Place II, a new 27-unit mixed income residential development that will provide 14 units of affordable housing on City's westside. - October 2023

 

Roosevelt Park

Roosevelt Park pict 1

Roosevelt Park that sits along Michigan Avenue in front of Ford's new Michigan Central campus is a 13-acre park that was undeveloped open land divided by six lanes of asphalt roadway. Thanks to $5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act, it is now a beautifully designed, European-style public park that serves as a gateway to surrounding neighborhoods and a growing network of nearby public greenspaces. - 2023

 

Roosevelt Park pict 4

Roosevelt Park that sits along Michigan Avenue in front of Ford's new Michigan Central campus is a 13-acre park that was undeveloped open land divided by six lanes of asphalt roadway. Thanks to $5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act, it is now a beautifully designed, European-style public park that serves as a gateway to surrounding neighborhoods and a growing network of nearby public greenspaces. - 2023

 

Roosevelt Park pict 2

Roosevelt Park that sits along Michigan Avenue in front of Ford's new Michigan Central campus is a 13-acre park that was undeveloped open land divided by six lanes of asphalt roadway. Thanks to $5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act, it is now a beautifully designed, European-style public park that serves as a gateway to surrounding neighborhoods and a growing network of nearby public greenspaces. - 2023

 

 

Roosevelt Park pict 3

Roosevelt Park that sits along Michigan Avenue in front of Ford's new Michigan Central campus is a 13-acre park that was undeveloped open land divided by six lanes of asphalt roadway. Thanks to $5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act, it is now a beautifully designed, European-style public park that serves as a gateway to surrounding neighborhoods and a growing network of nearby public greenspaces. - June 2023

Renew Detroit Home Repair Program (roof replacement)

 

Renew Detroit before and after W. Philadelphia

Before and after images of home that received a new roof as part of the Renew Detroit home repair program.- June 2023

 

Renew Detroit Edsel

Before and after images of home that received a new roof as part of the Renew Detroit home repair program.- May 2023

Renew Detroit Collingwood before and after

Before and after images of home that received a new roof as part of the Renew Detroit home repair program.- May 2023

 

Renew Detroit Marlow before and after

Before and after images of home that received a new roof as part of the Renew Detroit home repair program.- June 2023

 

Blight to Beauty: La Choy factory Demolition

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The City of Detroit begins demolition of 8100 Schoolcraft, the abandoned La Choy factory bordering the Joe Louis Greenway path. The approximately 100,000 square foot structure will be completely demolished at a cost of $1.6M. - March 2023

 

 

La Choy Demolition pict 4

The City of Detroit begins demolition of 8100 Schoolcraft, the abandoned La Choy factory bordering the Joe Louis Greenway path. The approximately 100,000 square foot structure will be completely demolished at a contracted demolition cost of $1.6M. -March 2023

 

 

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The City of Detroit begins demolition of 8100 Schoolcraft, the abandoned La Choy factory bordering the Joe Louis Greenway path. The approximately 100,000 square foot structure will be completely demolished at a contracted demolition cost of $1.6M. - March 2023

 

La Choy Demo pict resident speaks

Detroit resident and community partner, Sandra Pickens speaks during press conference before City begins demolition of the abandoned La Choy factory bordering the Joe Louis Greenway path. The approximately 100,000 square foot structure will be completely demolished at a contracted demolition cost of $1.6M. - March 2023

 

La Choy Demo pict. Director speaks

City of Detroit Director of Demolition Dept., LaJuan Counts speaks before crews begin demolition of the abandoned La Choy factory bordering the Joe Louis Greenway path. The approximately 100,000 square foot structure will be completely demolished at a contracted demolition cost of $1.6M. - March 2023

 

Basement Backup Protection work

 

Basement Backup Protection program work 3

Crews work to install backwater valve as part of the Basement Backup Protection program - February 2023

 

Basement Backup Protection program work 2

Crews work to install backwater valve as part of the Basement Backup Protection program - February 2023

 

Jump Start Launch 

JumpStart launch event group pict 1

American Rescue Plan Coordinator and Senior Advisor to the President, Gene Sperling visits Detroit joining Mayor Duggan, City Council members, staff, and community groups  to help launch Jump Start, a first-of-its-kind ARPA-funded program - January 2023

 

 

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Community organization leaders attend a meeting with ARPA Coordinator and Senior Advisor to the President, Gene Sperling, Mayor Duggan, administration staff and City Council members as part of the launch of Jump Start, a first-of-its-kind ARPA funded education,  job training and employment program - January 2023

 

 

Marvis Coffield JumpStart launch pict 4

Founder, CEO of Alkebu-Lan Village, Marvis Cofield  speaks during meeting with ARPA Coordinator and Senior Advisor to the President, Gene Sperling, Mayor Duggan, administration staff and City Council members as part of the launch of Jump Start, a first-of-its-kind ARPA funded education,  job training and employment program - January 2023

 

 

Gene Sperling and Mayor Duggan at JumpStart meeting

 ARPA Coordinator and Senior Advisor to the President, Gene Sperling and Mayor Duggan at meeting with community organization leaders as part of the launch of Jump Start, a first-of-its-kind ARPA funded education,  job training and employment program - January 2023

 

Dexter Ave. Streetscape Planning Community meeting

Dexter Ave. Streetscape meeting 2 Mayor on stage

 Mayor Duggan talk about design options with the community at Dexter Ave. Streetscape planning meeting - November 2022

 

Dexter Ave. Streetscape Planning meeting 3 man asking question

Residents line up to ask questions at planning meeting for Dexter Ave. Streetscape - November 2022

 

Dexter Ave. Streetscape Planning meeting 4 kids ask mayor questions

Mayor Duggan takes questions from children attending the Dexter Ave. Streetscape planning meeting - November 2022

 

Dexter Ave. Streetscape meeting 1 woman on stage

Detroit resident talks about the options for the Dexter Ave. Streetscape at planning meeting - November 2022

 

Dexter Ave. Streetscape Planning meeting 5 residents

Some residents applaud during discussions about options for the Dexter Ave. Streetscape plan - November 2022

Renew Detroit Phase 1

Renew Detroit Phase 1 recipient Samela Dean

Mayor Duggan and Councilmember Scott Benson with Samela Dean, a homeowner recipient of  the Renew Detroit program who's receiving a new roof through Phase 1 of the program  - September 2022
 

Renew Detroit Phase 1 work on roof

Roof replacement work on home as part of Phase 1 of Renew Detroit program - September 2022

 

Renew Detroit Phase 1 work on roof pict 2

Roof replacement work on home as part of Phase 1 of Renew Detroit program - September 2022

 

Renew Detroit Phase 1 recipient Samela Dean with Mayor Duggan

Mayor Duggan with Samela Dean, a homeowner recipient of  the Renew Detroit program who's receiving a new roof through Phase 1 - September 2022

 

Blight to Beauty: Packard Plant demolition begins

Packard Plant coming down pict 1 Mayor Duggan

Mayor Duggan, City Council member Scott Benson, along with City officials, staff and community members gather for announcement of the start of demolition of the long abandoned Packard plant - September 2022

 

Packard Plant coming down pict 2

Demolition of a dangerous portion of the Packard plant begins - September 2022

 

Packard Plant coming down pict 3 Dir Counts

Detroit Demolition Department Director, LaJuan Counts speak during announcement of the start of demolition of the long abandoned Packard plant - September 2022

 

 

Packard Plant coming down pict 4 residents look on

Residents, City officials, and business owner look on as Packard Plant demolition begins - September 2022

 

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City of Detroit Construction Services team looks as demolition starts on dangerous portion of the Packard Plant - September 2022

 

Home Tax Foreclosure Prevention Program

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Staff canvasses neighborhoods to share information on home foreclosure prevention program - May 2022

 

 

Foreclosure Prevention pict 3

Staff canvasser leaving information on home foreclosure prevention program at a home - May 2022

 

Foreclosure Prevention pict 4

Staff canvasses neighborhoods to share information on home foreclosure prevention program - May 2022

Detroit ACE Arts Alley Initiative community meeting 

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ACE Arts Alley community meeting in Old Redford neighborhood - Summer 2022

 

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ACE Arts Alley community meeting in Manistique neighborhood - Summer 2022

Detroit ACE Arts Alley Initiative 

ACE Arts Alley pict1

African drummers on hand for the announcement by Mayor Duggan and Detroit ACE of plans to activate neighborhood Arts Alleys around the city

 

ACE Arts Alley pict 3

An alley in the Old Redford area that is one of 5 alleys as part of the Detroit ACE Arts alley pilot initiative

 

ACE Arts Alley pict 4

Detroit ACE Director, Rochelle Riley announcing the new Arts Alley initiative plans to transform commercial and residential alleys in five neighborhoods across the city into community gathering spaces

 

ACE Arts Alley pict 2

Mayor Duggan announcing the new Arts Alley initiative plans to transform commercial and residential alleys in five neighborhoods across the city into community gathering spaces

 

ACE Arts Alley pict 6

Detroit City Council members James Tate (D1) and Fred Durhal (D7) join ACE Director, Rochelle Riley and community members for the announcement of the new Arts Alley initiative plans to transform commercial and residential alleys in five neighborhoods across the city into community gathering spaces

Neighborhood Beautification Program

Neighborhood Beautification Program

Mayor Duggan with community leaders for announcement that the Neighborhood Beautification Program application process is now open and online.

 

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Detroit City Council President, Mary Sheffield and District 3 Councilman, Scott Benson join for the announcement that the Neighborhood Beautification Program application process is now open and online.

 

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President of the Mohican Neighborhood Association, George Preston speaks during announcement that the Neighborhood Beautification Program application process is now open and online. His organization will apply for a NBP grant.

 

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Tamra Fontaine-Hardy, City of Detroit Director of Neighborhood Services Division, Housing Revitalization Dept. speaks during announcement that the Neighborhood Beautification Program application process is open and online

 

Neighborhood Beautification Program

Detroit City Council President, Mary Sheffield joined by community leaders for a news conference announcing the Neighborhood Beautification Program 

 

Neighborhood Beautification Program

Community leaders applaud as Detroit City Council President, Mary Sheffield share details about the Neighborhood Beautification Program during news conference

 

Neighborhood Beautification Program

Community leaders speak during news conference announcing the Neighborhood Beautification Program

 

Neighborhood Beautification Program

Community leaders speak during news conference announcing the Neighborhood Beautification Program

Basement Backup Protection Program

 

Basement Backup Protection Program

                    US EPA Administrator, Michael Regan giving remarks on the City’s Basement Backup Protection Program during visit in February 2022

 

Basement Backup Protection Program

                    Mayor Duggan, Councilman Durhal, US EPA Administrator, Michael Regan along with other elected and City officials visit home in Aviation Sub-division damaged by historic flooding in 2021. This is one of several                              neighborhoods to benefit from the Basement Backup Protection Program

 

Basement Backup Protection Program

US EPA Administrator, Michael Regan, Mayor Duggan Councilman Durhal and other City leaders visit home of Ms. Owens in Aviation Sub-division damaged by historic flooding and will benefit from the Basement Backup Protection Program

 

Basement Backup Protection Program

Aviation sub-division homeowner, Ms. Owens shows Mayor Duggan, Councilman Durhal, and other officials basement damage from historic flooding. She has applied to receive help through the Basement Backup Protection Program

Community Health Corps

 

Community Health Corp

                     Community Health Corps staff delivering food and other items to families in need

 

Community Health Corp

Community Health Corps staff delivering food and other items to families in need

 

Community Health Corp

Community Health Corps staff member with a CHC recipient following a delivery

 

Community Health Corp Car

                     Community Health Corps vehicle used for delivery to families in need

Lee Plaza

 

Lee Plaza development

Mayor Mike Duggan joined by other elected City leaders, City staff, developers, the Roxbury Group and Ethos Development Partners for news conference announcing plans to redevelop the historic Lee Plaza into senior citizen affordable housing

 

Lee Plaza development

Lee Plaza on day City leaders announce the historic building will be redeveloped to become senior citizen affordable housing

 

Lee Plaza development

Inside historic Lee Plaza before redevelopment with a picture of its glory days

 

Lee Plaza development

Detroit City Councilman, Coleman Young, II speak during announcement of Lee Plaza redevelopment

 

Lee Plaza development

Inside historic Lee Plaza before redevelopment with images of its glory days

Public Safety

 

Chief White sharing ARPA info at White House

Detroit Police Chief James White at the White House to share ARPA spending impact on public safety

Skills For Life

 

Skills For Life recruitment event

Skills For Life recruitment event in February 2022

 

Skills For Life recruitment event

Skills For Life recruitment event in February 2022

 

Skills For Life recruitment event

Skills For Life recruitment event in February 2022

 

Skills For Life recruitment event

Skills For Life recruitment event in February 2022