The City of Detroit has engaged a consultant team to create a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization and landscape stewardship planning strategy for Detroit’s Rosa Parks/Clairmount corridor. The scope of work will incorporate six, neighborhood, and landscape planning categories: Neighborhood identification, streetscape and connectivity, open space, housing, development and the integration with the Herman Kiefer development.
The Framework covers a study area of approximately 1.1 square miles, incorporating the Eastern Market (Market Core) and the surrounding Greater Eastern Market residential (GEM) neighborhood.
The City of Detroit is in the process of identifying a consultant team and will be launching a comprehensive planning study in the Delray neighborhood over the next couple of months.
The City of Detroit, in partnership with the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, is working to launch a Framework for the neighborhood of Greater Corktown
The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Detroit, and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, retained the acclaimed architectural and planning firm – Skidmore Owings and Merrill, LLP (SOM) to develop a visionary comprehensive neighborhood frame work plan for Detroit’s East Riverfront.
The City of Detroit along with Utile, an architecture and planning firm from Boston, and Hamilton-Anderson, a Detroit based multi-disciplinary firm, will create design guidelines and density recommendations for future development, as well as, a public open space development strategy that will meet the outdoor and recreational needs of the existing and projected population of a fully developed neighborhood.
The West Vernor Corridor Neighborhood Framework is one of several initiatives by the City of Detroit Planning Department to strengthen neighborhoods throughout the city.